Fear of Missing Out Scale, FoMOs

Online version of the Fear of Missing Out Scale (FoMOs), designed to mesure a new phenomenon termed Fear of Missing Out.

Social media utilities provide increasingly abundant forms of social information. These mediums afford easy access to real-time information about the activities, events, and conversations happening across diverse social networks. This digitally fueled deluge of updates has kindled interest in and writing about a relatively new phenomenon termed Fear of Missing Out , popularly referred to as FoMO. Defined as a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent, FoMO is characterized by the desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing.

Author: A. Przybylski (2013)

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