FOMO means Fear Of missing Out
FOMO is therefore the fear of missing something important, or something fun. This can be anything: a party, an important conversation, a sport result, etc. Nowadays, FOMO is often associated with social media: People who watch the smartphone continuously or have something fun on Facebook, Twitter or Whatsapp comes. The phenomenon of course already exists much longer but now it is also very common among young people who grew up with Social Media. Man is a flock of animals and is constantly looking at the immediate surroundings. The result is that at some point you get too many incentives and that you panic when you get no more incentives for a while. You become uncertain, and sometimes even anxious.