Are you suffering from FoMO? (Fear of Missing Out)

Researchers have identified the 'fear of missing out' on social media Credit: Press Association

More and more users of social media suffer from a 'Fear of Missing Out' or FoMO for short.

Researchers at the University of Essex say FoMO is a concern people have that others may be having more fun and rewarding experiences than they are.

It's characterised as the desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing.

The researchers have devised a test for people who fear they may be suffering from the effects of FoMO.