OVERVIEW OF CYBERBULLYING BEHAVIOR AMONG TEENAGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USERS

  • Novita Maulidya Jalal Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • RR Atika Puspita Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • Afifah Putri Ahmidar AR Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • Fadhilah Nurkhalishah Universitas Negeri Makassar
Keywords: Behavior, Cyberbullying, Social Media Users, Teenagers

Abstract

This research aims to determine the definition of cyberbullying on social media among adolescent social media users. This research method uses descriptive quantitative methods. The data collection technique was obtained using a questionnaire with the help of Google Forms media, which was distributed online via WhatsApp and Instagram. The research instrument uses a questionnaire about Cyberbullying behavior. The research sample was obtained using non-probability sampling techniques; the subjects in this study were 31 people with an age range of 15-22 years. The data analysis technique uses a description test as a percentage technique. Based on data analysis, research results show that teenagers who use social media in over 5 hours amounting to 77.4%. 64.5% of subjects constantly guard their words when using social media. 83.9% of teenagers express their hatred towards someone through social media. There are 48.4% of teenagers who continually maintain their politeness when using social media. 77.4% of teenagers do not look for information about other people on social media to mock or embarrass other people. There are 48.4% of teenagers who can often hold back their emotions so as not to retaliate against people who hurt them on social media. The implications of this research can be utilized by teenagers to better manage their behavior in using social media to reduce their behavior, cyberbullying on social media in adolescents.

 

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Published
2023-12-30
How to Cite
Novita Maulidya Jalal, RR Atika Puspita, Afifah Putri Ahmidar AR, & Fadhilah Nurkhalishah. (2023). OVERVIEW OF CYBERBULLYING BEHAVIOR AMONG TEENAGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USERS. INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR, 5, 71-79. https://doi.org/10.36563/proceeding.v5i0.101