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Match These Facebook "Likes" With Their Demographic

Here are some of the most bizarre Facebook "likes" that Cambridge scientists can predict our IQ, race, emotional stability, and sexual orientation on.

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Maybe you've heard about how Cambridge scientists can predict your race, gender, drug use, politics and sexual orientation with up to 90 percent accuracy -- all based on your Facebook likes. Never mind what horrors our employees, banks, and car insurances might use this data for. Some of these are just plain baffling.Can you guess what Facebook programs might conclude about you if you like these things?
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Maybe you've heard about how Cambridge scientists can predict your race, gender, drug use, politics and sexual orientation with up to 90 percent accuracy -- all based on your Facebook likes. Never mind what horrors our employees, banks, and car insurances might use this data for. Some of these are just plain baffling.

Can you guess what Facebook programs might conclude about you if you like these things?

  1. 1. Thunderstorms / Curly Fries

    What trait is associated with liking these things?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Being Christian
    Correct
    Incorrect
    High IQ
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    High IQ users also like Morgan Freeman's voice, apparently. As of press time, regular fries decline to comment on your intelligence.

  2. 2. Business Administration / Parkour / Laws of Power

    What trait is associated with liking these things?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Emotional stability
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Aversion to urine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    MBA grads will backflip over your head while thinking non-neurotic thoughts. Neurotics, meanwhile, prefer liking emo and the Addams Family on Facebook.

  3. 3. Science / Hawthorne Heights / Stewie Griffin

    What trait is associated with liking these things?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    College graduated
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dissatisfaction with life
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hawthorne Heights had a song called Ohio Is For Lovers. Ohio's not the happiest state?

  4. 4. "The Dollar You're Holding Could've Been in a Stripper's Butt Crack"

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    What trait is associated with liking this on Facebook?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Having many FB friends
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Being Married
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    People with many Facebook friends also like biology a whole lot, the better to study dollar bill butt microbes with.

  5. 5. Glenn Beck / Sarah Palin

    What trait is associated with liking them on Facebook?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Risk-aversion
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Satisfaction with life
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Life-satisfied users also like Christianity, Jesus, and Indiana Jones.

  6. 6. The Dark Knight / In n' Out Burger / Hating the Insane Clown Posse

    What trait is associated with liking these things?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    High self-esteem
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Having few FB friends
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Those with few Facebook friends are the most likely to be Juggalo-haters. Shaggy 2 Dope urges you to hate him instead of his fans.

  7. 7. The Foot Locker / Being Confused After Waking Up From A Nap

    What trait is associated with liking these things?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Heterosexuality (male)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alcohol consumption
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yes, apparently liking these two things on Facebook is a good sign that a guy is straight.

  8. 8. Inside Jokes / Awkwardly Trying To Run With A Backpack

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    No drug use
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Altruism
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Drug-free folks like running with a backpack full of awkward jokes. Time to start liking these things on Facebook if you want to get hired.

  9. 9. Hunger Games / IGN.com / Usain Bolt

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Being single
    Correct
    Incorrect
    TV ownership
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Not sure why coupled folks don't share bachelors' zeal for Usain Bolt. Apparently Usain Bolt uses a photo of his ex-girlfriend's booty as inspiration before a race.

  10. 10. Watching Karma Bite The Person You Hate Right in the Ass

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Being bald
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Being a drinker
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Drinkers are spiteful serpents. But they also liked "Getting A Text That Says I Miss You." Non-drinkers, meanwhile, perk up their ears when they hear any noise in their houses. Or at least they like telling Facebook that.

Here is an abridged chart of what Facebook Likes are associated with:

We left out the more obvious ones (Reagan = conversative, Jesus = Christian). Read more on the study's methodology here.

We left out the more obvious ones (Reagan = conversative, Jesus = Christian). Read more on the study's methodology here.

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