How Social Media Can Induce Feelings of ‘Missing Out’

How Social Media Can Induce Feelings of ‘Missing Out’

My friend sent me this link because he knew that I took a class on new media. He thought it would contribute well to my class, in which he was correct! It is a pretty interesting read, so enjoy!

Here is an interesting quote I got out of this article, “My problem is emblematic of the digital era. It’s known as FOMO, or “fear of missing out,” and refers to the blend of anxiety, inadequacy and irritation that can flare up while skimming social media like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Instagram.”

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