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FOMO: How the Fear of Missing Out drives social media 'addiction' - BBC News

This article highlights three people's stories when they went "cold turkey" from social media use in highschool.

They all struggled to do abstain.

They all went right back to their use pre-experiment. One realised how much he had used and wanted to cut back.

All of the youth noted how much extra time they had, and they were able to fill that time relatively easily, but all showed Fear of missing out on experiences.

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