FOMO


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FOMO

slang An abbreviation for "fear of missing out," the worry that one may miss an enjoyable activity, especially due to the fact that one often sees others documenting such activities on social media. FOMO is the only reason I went to that crazy outdoor festival with my friends.
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We can see this FOMO in the Philippines as well from Dec.
Before our annual Brooklyn iteration of The FADER FORT Presented by Converse, the queue snaked around the corner of Rubber Tracks studio, but there was no FOMO for non-New Yorkers thanks to a Dell | Intel-powered livestream.
Two members of the winning FOMO Syndicate (FOMO is an acronym for 'fear of missing out; so how apt is that?
But many consumers tolerate the high frequency due to FOMO (Fear of Missing Out).
This group suffers from the packing equivalent to FOMO - FOLO, Fear of Leaving Out.
You may have heard of that very chic and modern phenomenon FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), but I think the realest and most terrifying issue of nowadays life is FOMP (Fear Of Missing Post) Yep, gone are the days of the local post office we could nip into for one small envelope and a stamp and oooh, while you're there, I've got to pick up that parcel and have you got any Fruitellas?
Organisations that cannot cope with this demand will quickly need to get up to speed, or get used to that FOMO themselves.
In the age of selfies and FOMO, our travel journeys are as much about looking fashionable as they are about discovering new things and making life-long memories.
Read no further if you're immune to FOMO and haven't yet watched the episode.
FOMO, Fear of Missing Out, is now a recognised condition.
Even if you couldn't make it out this time, there's no need to succumb to FOMO (that's fear of missing out, for all those not hip to college-age slang).
Trust me, thez always a bastard who is willing to throw raoz and pay for your company, so just be smart about your partying because every single day thez something or someplace poppin, en because all middle classerians suffer from serious FOMO, you will not miss just make sure it's not on your small cash or M-Shwari loan
To many this is very unfamiliar territory so they would rather stay away from it while others wary of FOMO (Fear of missing out) are currently into it, made a considerable sum of money and are now evangelists for such investments.
FOMO (fear of missing out) is the predominant sentiment today, and our clients have certainly not been immune.
Fear of Missing Out - FOMO - is a recognised syndrome in this age of constant connection.