Scientists say Facebook reveals intimate information

Facebook could pose a threat to our safety Credit: ITV News Anglia

Experts from the University of Cambridge have found that how we use facebook can reveal intimate information about our personality.

Specialists at the Psychomerics centre could predict users religion, political views and even IQ by looking at their likes.

They warn that in the wrong hands that data could pose a threat to people's safety.

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Facebook personality clues

Facebook users' online behaviour reveals intimate details about their personality which could allow strangers to predict their sexuality, political views and religion, researchers say.