Even if you didn’t meet your last love interest online, chances are you did some cyber-snooping on Google or his social media accounts. And why shouldn’t you? After all, if he’s anything like the rest of us, he spends hours each day on these sites. How he portrays himself on his online accounts may say a lot about how he is in real life.
Case in point: Guys who post tons of selfies on Instagram and Facebook tend to have more antisocial personality traits like narcissism than those who post fewer self-snaps, according to researchers from Ohio State University. (Someone should warn them to Stop Taking Selfies in These 7 Spots.) Watch out for these other four social media red flags, too.
1. He Repeats Himself
Specifically, you notice he uses one word over and over: “I.” “I’ve counted men using it almost 60 times in a little ‘about me’ section!” says online dating expert Julie Spira, author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating. Of course, it’s hard to describe your likes and dislikes without using the first-person, but if every post, status, and comment starts off with “I,” it’s a sign that this guy is a little self-centered. (Find out What He Really Thinks about Your Online Dating Profile here.)
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