Posts tagged "fomo"

You’re An Instagram Addict, But It’s Not Your Fault

We all know the compulsive itch to check Instagram at the most inopportune of moments (or worse, in our actual free time when we could be doing so many things that are actually constructive). Nir Eyal, author of Hooked: How To Build Habit-Forming Products, recently sat down with Business Insider to explain why the app i…
By: Claire Hannum / November 20, 2014

YOLO Has Wormed Its Way Onto The Tufts University Application

FOMO (feeling of missing out) and its antidote, YOLO (you only live once -- a saying popularized by Drake's Twitter feed), have officially infiltrated popular culture. Those affected most deeply by this "if you are not living, you are missing out" mentality are the millennials who grew up steeped to the eyeballs in the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 12, 2013