Social media usage for long distance relationship couple through computer mediated communication

Muassomah, Muassomah ORCID:, Yurisa, Penny Respati and Rosid, Abdur (2020) Social media usage for long distance relationship couple through computer mediated communication. Presented at 1st International Conference on Islam, Science and Technology, ICONQUHAS & ICONIST, 2-4 oktober 2018, Bandung.

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The role of social media is significant in long distance marriage relationship communications. Communication is a very important aspect for the survival of human life. Humans as social beings always want to establish relationships with other humans. There are various ways people establish communication, one of which is through social media including facebook. Facebook is the highes social media which used by indonesian society. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The results indicate that the social media of facebook is widely used by long distance couples as a place of outpouring, seeking attention to their partners and means to get a response from a spouse or friend. The status written by the couple and get many responses from their friends will be analisised by CMC. A sample of 20 LDMR couples (Long Distance Marriage Relationship) participated in this study. The data cover couple's status on their facebook wall. There are six categories of responses in CMC for interpersonal communication, and the results of the study showed that the dominant responses on the purpose of the social media is for investigating and evaluating their couple’s status.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: computer mediated communication; long distance relationship; social media
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200405 Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) > 20040599 Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of Arabic Language and Letters
Depositing User: Muassomah Muassomah
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2020 12:59


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