30 September 2014

Motion Infographic: What Is FOMO And How Did We Get It?

[Click here to view the video in this article]

Fear Of Missing Out, or FOMO, is a very real thing. In fact, the word ‘FOMO’ was added to Oxford Dictionaries online just last year.

This trend report by JWTIntelligence is a beautiful data visualization that highlights some findings from a U.S. survey conducted in 2012.

The truth is, as more real-time, location-based and social media tools are invented, we are always exposed to what others are doing that it makes us uncertain about our own choices.

Do you suffer from FOMO?

See the findings below:

[via YouTube]