Proceedings of the 5th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2019)

The Fear of Missing Out and Usage Intensity of Social Media

Authors
Zainul Anwar, Erlin Dias Fury, Santhia Roya Fauziah
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Zainul Anwar
Available Online 22 January 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.038How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Fear of missing out, social media usage, adolescent
Abstract

Social media make adolescents easy to connect with others; thus, it can change the way of communication in this modern era. Adolescents often observe and compare their lives with others’ lives through social media, which could lead to decreasing level of life satisfaction. Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) is the fear of losing another person or group moments where the subject does not involve. This study aims to examine the association between the influence of FoMO on the usage intensity of Social Media by adolescents. Participants were 200 adolescents aged 15 – 18 who use social media of whom 83 male and 117 female in Mojokerto, East Java, Indonesia. The technique of sampling uses quota sampling. Participants respond to the standardized measure of FoMO scale and Usage intensity of Social media scale in which the result indicated that there is influence or a positive relationship between FoMO on usage intensity of social media(R= .550*). The data were analyzed using simple linear regression analysis of Statistical Package for Social Science for Windows 21.0 version. This study result explains that FoMO and Usage Intensity of Social Media are more experienced by males rather than females.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 5th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
22 January 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-889-5
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.038How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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