Fear of missing out and the use of devices enabling access to social media based on the research of Polish Internet users
The authors analyze preferences of devices enabling access to social media among the Polish internauts aged 15+, in regard to the “fear of missing out” FOMO phenomenon. The results of the representative, quantitative survey CAWI concerning the selection of devices and tools being used were analyzed according to demographic variables: age, sex, and place of living. The study conclud variable most differentiating the selection of devices is the users’ age. Respondents from the so-called high FOMO group use mobile devices more often, as well as the devices less popular in general population, like smartwatches or consoles.