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Submission + - Usernames reveal the age and psychology of game players (sciencedirect.com)

limbicsystem writes: Your online name can reveal a lot about you. Researchers from the University of York and Riot Games have shown that information harvested from the usernames of players who signed up to 'League of Legends' can sometime reveal both their ages and how they behave online. And the short story is that both younger players and players with obnoxious names are more likely to exhibit toxic online behaviour. Big brother is watching you JaceFizz69 — you have been warned!

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