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Why 100K of My Followers Lied……

A recent social media poll showed 80% of respondents preferred earning $1 million while their friends earned $2 million, implying a focus on absolute income. However, research by Solnick and Hemenway (1998) reveals people value relative income more, preferring to earn less if it means they earn more than their peers. This has implications for workplace satisfaction, social media influencer dynamics, and housing market choices. Understanding relative income’s influence can help improve job satisfaction, societal well-being, and create fairer economic policies.

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