Peran Harga Diri terhadap Fear of Missing Out pada Remaja Pengguna Situs Jejaring Sosial


  • Satria Siddik Universitas Andalas
  • Mafaza Mafaza Universitas Andalas
  • Lala Septiyani Sembiring Universitas Andalas



Fear of missing out, harga diri, situs jejaring sosial


Adolescents with fear of missing out  are afraid that others might be having rewarding experience that they are not aware of it so that they fail to control themselves from staying connected with others primarily through social networking sites (SNS). One of the factors causing this is self-esteem.The aim of this study is to examine the role of self-esteem on fear of missing out (FoMO) among adolescents who are using SNS. A total of 349 adolescents were recruited for this study using non-probability sampling technique. Data were collected using Fear of Missing Out Scale and Self-Liking/Self-Competence Scale-Revised. Simple linear regression was used analyzed the data. The study found that self-esteem can predict FoMO and contributes in affecting the changes in FoMO among participants of the study.

Keywords: Fear of missing out, self-esteem, Social Networking sites


Abstrak. Remaja yang mengalami Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) merasa takut akan tertinggal momen berharga yang dilakukan orang lain jika ia tidak terus mengikuti apa yang dilakukan mereka. Akibatnya remaja seperti ini tidak mampu menahan diri dari keinginan untuk terus terhubung dengan orang lain terutama melalui situs jejaring sosial atau Social Networking Sites (SNS). Hal tersebut dapat dipengaruhi oleh berbagai penyebab salah satunya harga diri. Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk menguji peran harga diri terhadap FoMO pada remaja yang menggunakan situs jejaring sosial. Data diperoleh dari sampel sebanyak 349 remaja yang direkrut menggunakan teknik nonprobability sampling. Instrumen yang digunakan untuk pengambilan data adalah skala Fear of Missing Out dan Self-Liking/Self-Competence Scale-Revised. Data dianalisis menggunakan metode regresi linear sederhana. Hasil penelitian menemukan bahwa harga diri berperan signifikan terhadap kondisi FoMO pada subjek penelitian.


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