Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Religion and Mental Health, ICRMH 2019, 18 - 19 September 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Hoax: The Dispute among Information Disruption or Social Psychological Aggression

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-9-2019.2293464,
        author={Zahrotun  Nihayah and Isma  Adila},
        title={Hoax: The Dispute among Information Disruption or Social Psychological Aggression},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Religion and Mental Health, ICRMH 2019, 18 - 19 September 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICRMH},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={social media information disruption psychological aggression hoax},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-9-2019.2293464}
    }
    
  • Zahrotun Nihayah
    Isma Adila
    Year: 2020
    Hoax: The Dispute among Information Disruption or Social Psychological Aggression
    ICRMH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-9-2019.2293464
Zahrotun Nihayah1, Isma Adila2,*
  • 1: Faculty of Psychology, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • 2: Communication Department, Universitas Brawijaya
*Contact email: ismaadila@ub.ac.id

Abstract

Social media has become one of the main sources of digital society to obtain information. On the other hand, social media is also one of the most widely-spread Hoax platforms. The spread of hoaxes through digital media is often based on people's anger and distrust of a group. In this study, an attempt is made to analyze hoax texts as a form of Psychological Aggression. The approach used in this research is qualitative research with descriptive qualitative type. Analysis was carried out on hoax news and information distributed via Twitter and Facebook using content analysis techniques.