Peer Review Social Media, Awkarin Phenomenon and the Freedom of Expression Among Teenaged Girls

Dewi, Sulih Indra and Primasti, Dinar and Aminulloh, Akhirul Peer Review Social Media, Awkarin Phenomenon and the Freedom of Expression Among Teenaged Girls. SCITEPRESS – Science and Technology Publications, Lda, Portugal.

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Instagram has been so popular nowadays after Facebook and resulted many new celebrities who are called as “Selebgram” or celebrity Instagram. These celebrities have given so much influence to the followers and become new idols and role models especially for young people or teenagers. Awkarin is a selebgram who has more than two million followers with so many controversies. This research was conducted in Malang, East Java from Juli- September 2017 and used descriptive qualitative method. The data gathering techniques were interview and documentation. Meanwhile, the sampling technique was a purposive sampling. The result showed that most teenaged girls used social media as reference to identify themselves. The acceptance of their peers to get their identity has become an important thing and with the easy access to social media it has created a new way of finding identity and expressing themselves. Unfortunately, they have a role model crisis with the influence of their idols and family . Family has a big role to prevent teenagers from the negative influences of social media and internet. So, increasing and strengthening family communication have become urgent to be conducted. Parents must also be familiar with internet technology to be able to control and monitor their children

Item Type: Other
Subjects: I Ilmu Sosial > I Ilmu Sosial (General)
I Ilmu Sosial > HE Transportation and Communications
J Ilmu Politik > JA Ilmu Politik (General)
Depositing User: Sulih Indra Dewi
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2019 03:06
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2020 07:20

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