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What is Netlessphobia

Handbook of Research on Digital Violence and Discrimination Studies
A phenomenon expressing the situation when someone is away internet connection.
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The Fear of Missing Out (FoMO): Theoretical Approach and Measurement in Organizations
Evren Dinçer (Aksaray Municipality, Turkey), Muhammet Saygın (Mersin University, Turkey), and Himmet Karadal (Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-9187-1.ch028
Competitiveness, innovation, and constant change have become indispensable elements in today's transition from an industrial society to information society. Internet technologies, which are constantly renewing themselves depending on globalization, have increased the tendency of promotion, sharing, and following. Social networks have become an important part of our lives as a result of the continuous developments in internet-based applications and mobile devices in the world of fiber networks. FoMO emerges as an interdisciplinary phenomenon expressing individuals' awareness of virtual environment. Accordingly, individuals tend to be constantly aware of the changes around them through social media. Individuals, who constantly update and monitor with their mobile devices, spend a long time on social networks and create their own virtual worlds. The FoMO is closely related with psychological, behavioral, and social issues. In the research, in addition to the theoretical background of FoMO, measurement scales and managerial inferences for the organizations have been discussed.
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A Field Research on Digital Playing Tendencies and Addiction of High School Students
Netlessphobia is one of the 3 psychological disorders caused by the digital age. Although there is not enough information in the literature yet, it is quite common especially in the Z generation. In addition to this disease, which is also known as the fear of being without the Internet, nomophobia and fomo diseases are also seen. For those who meet the digital age later, namely digital immigrants, the internet means freedom.
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