Social media causes FOMO (Fear of missing out)

Teenagers who frequently use social media are more likely to worry they are missing out on things, a new study has found. The Australian Psychological Society published its fifth national Stress and Wellbeing survey.
CONNECTED: Staying in touch is becoming a priority for more and more young people, but a study has found it can cause more worry about missing out on things.

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