Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar on Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, STRUKTURAL 2020, 30 December 2020, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Digital Media Literacy to Minimize Narcissistic Personality Disorder as a Cyber Culture (Case Study: WhatsApp Group of Lecturers, Students, and Families)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311252,
        author={Anindya Putri Pradiptha and Riri  Narasati},
        title={Digital Media Literacy to Minimize Narcissistic Personality Disorder as a Cyber Culture (Case Study: WhatsApp Group of Lecturers, Students, and Families)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar on Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, STRUKTURAL 2020, 30 December 2020, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={STRUKTURAL},
        year={2021},
        month={9},
        keywords={wag digital media literacy (dml) npd hoax cyber culture},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311252}
    }
    
  • Anindya Putri Pradiptha
    Riri Narasati
    Year: 2021
    Digital Media Literacy to Minimize Narcissistic Personality Disorder as a Cyber Culture (Case Study: WhatsApp Group of Lecturers, Students, and Families)
    STRUKTURAL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311252
Anindya Putri Pradiptha1,*, Riri Narasati2
  • 1: Universitas Budi Luhur
  • 2: STMIK IKMI, Cirebon
*Contact email: anindya.putri@budiluhur.ac.id

Abstract

The new media Era of communication can be characterizing by the so-called media convergence. The existence of authority in building text and utilizing digital media makes new media users more freely to spread the information. One of the new media that is in the span of seven years is still often used is, WhatsApp. This American-based application presents the ease of usage in a straightforward, unacquainted and user-background basis. Yet, among a number of advantages and disadvantages, this one social media can cause an effect beyond verbal communication in general. One of the triggers of the effect is sporadic false information dissemination patterns in cyberspace or more commonly known as hoax that then become cyber culture and become the trigger post-war in the real world. In this paper will be described how the nature of WhatsApp, the classification of active users, the difference in response between digital natives and Gen Alfa and its effects, and what causes the user to easily disseminate information that has not been Certainly the reference. This research method is descriptive statistics of Slovin Equation. The case study will be used by WhatsApp Group (WAG), which consists of lecturers, college students, and families. The results found are narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) posed among the social media users. The importance of digital media literacy is the ability that needs to be improved in this era of digital communication to impede the spread of hoax.