Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Environmental Science, Society, and Technology, WESTECH 2018, December 8th, 2018, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

The Implication of Freedom of Expression for Teenagers on Social Media in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283907,
        author={Harisa  Mardiana and Devi  Hellystia and Muhammad Ali Ghufron},
        title={The Implication of Freedom of Expression for Teenagers on Social Media in Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Environmental Science, Society, and Technology, WESTECH 2018, December 8th, 2018, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WESTECH},
        year={2019},
        month={6},
        keywords={freedom of expression teenagers expressing social media the implication of freedom of expression on social media},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283907}
    }
    
  • Harisa Mardiana
    Devi Hellystia
    Muhammad Ali Ghufron
    Year: 2019
    The Implication of Freedom of Expression for Teenagers on Social Media in Indonesia
    WESTECH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283907
Harisa Mardiana1,*, Devi Hellystia2, Muhammad Ali Ghufron3
  • 1: Fakultas SainsdanTeknologi, Universitas Buddhi Dharma, Tangerang, Indonesia
  • 2: Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Buddhi Dharma, Tangerang, Indonesia
  • 3: Faculty of Language and Art, Universitas Indraprasta, Indonesia
*Contact email: harisa.mardiana@ubd.ac.id

Abstract

The author interest to do this research to investigate the implication of freedom of expression for teenagers on social media in Indonesia. In term of freedom of expression is to express a positive expression on social media. Many teenagers use social media, and sometimes they have trouble in expressing their expression, and it will be a mockery and insulted. Thus, they are overwhelmed and stressed. This research discusses the issue of freedom of expression that can be instilled correctly in teenagers. There is 87 respondent which is distributed via questionnaire in Google Form between April and May 2018. This research uses the quantitative method, descriptive analysis, observation, and semi-structured qualitative method. The result of this research found that teenagers understand about freedom of expression and they can implement on social media. Freedom of expression is very important to be known and understood by teenagers in the real world and in cyberspace. Moreover, this research is proved that teenagers understand the freedom of expression on social media in Indonesia.