The Fear of Missing Out and Usage Intensity of Social Media
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- Fear of missing out, social media usage, adolescent
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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TY - CONF AU - Zainul Anwar AU - Erlin Dias Fury AU - Santhia Roya Fauziah PY - 2020 DA - 2020/01/22 TI - The Fear of Missing Out and Usage Intensity of Social Media BT - Proceedings of the 5th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 183 EP - 187 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.038 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.038 ID - Anwar2020 ER -