Social Scene: Number one fear

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — With Halloween right around the corner, here’s a question – what do you fear the most?

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According to a new survey from security company ADT, the number one fear in 2020 is the fear of other people or Anthropophobia.

It was the most searched phobia – and five times higher than last year according to the security company, ADT

Now the searches peaked between April 19 and April 25 as the COVID-19 pandemic hit a high point.

Other notable fears include flying in several states, the fear of social media in California, the fear of intimacy in New York and the fear of clowns in Montana. 

The most searched phobia here in Hawaii, was the fear of heights.

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