Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Islam, Science and Technology, ICONISTECH 2019, 11-12 July 2019, Bandung, Indonesia.

Research Article

Hoaxes and the Dissemination of Hope through Social Media in the Islamic Perspective: White Lies versus Black Lies

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-7-2019.2297768,
        author={Muharman  Lubis},
        title={Hoaxes and the Dissemination of Hope through Social Media in the Islamic Perspective: White Lies versus Black Lies},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Islam, Science and Technology, ICONISTECH 2019, 11-12 July 2019, Bandung, Indonesia.},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONISTECH},
        year={2021},
        month={1},
        keywords={islamic perspective hoax white lies social media},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-7-2019.2297768}
    }
    
  • Muharman Lubis
    Year: 2021
    Hoaxes and the Dissemination of Hope through Social Media in the Islamic Perspective: White Lies versus Black Lies
    ICONISTECH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-7-2019.2297768
Muharman Lubis1,*
  • 1: Telkom University
*Contact email: muharmanlubis@telkomuniversity.ac.id

Abstract

In the name of Allah, most Gracious and most Merciful. The advancement of technology has provide various channel in the form of platform, infrastructure, software and application to spread information to various location. With the highest degree of accessibility, availability, maintainability and compatibility as the characteristic of the system, the communication and interaction process between individual or among party become extremely easy although with amount of data. Albeit the huge advantages, certain audience utilize these kind of attributes for their own profit with spreading lies to targeted community with numerous objective such as propaganda, deception, bluffing, fabrication, cover-up, defamation, exaggeration, fraud and so on. Therefore, phrases such as nobody who never lies or truth is relative to the individual offer the other side of coin with the concept of noble lies or white lies. The purpose of this study is to explore the conceptual framework of hoaxes with the context of disseminating hope to the audience, either to gain interest or achieving specific objective based on Islamic perspective through discussing the practice within Muslim community.