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Noun Concept
Categories: Conformity, Crowd psychology, Economics effects, Political metaphors, Cognitive biases
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bandwagon effect  List of Fads and Trends  Band-wagon effect  bandwagon effects  Bannedwagon
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The phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity WordNet 3.0
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The bandwagon effect is the tendency for people to adopt certain behaviors, styles, or attitudes simply because others are doing so. Wikipedia
"copycat" behavior Wikipedia Disambiguation
Phenomenon whereby the rate of uptake of beliefs, ideas, fads and trends increases the more that they have already been adopted by others Wikidata
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In periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Polls are accused of creating a bandwagon effect to benefit their candidate WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet