Unfriend Facebook Behavior as Political Symbolization on Social Media

Angga K. Alamsyah, Effy Z. Rusfian

Abstract


This research examine how people can do unfriend on facebook with their friend, what is the reason and how the action affect in their relationship in real life. Many people use social media to express their political views. Sometimes their political differences change the relationship between them. Qualitative method was used in this research with descriptive analysis and using Mead’s symbolic interactionism theory


Keywords


Unfriend; Facebook; Politics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7454/igcc.v2i0.99

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ISSN : 2620-4010

Published by: Departemen Ilmu Komunikasi, FISIP Universitas Indonesia

Address : Jl. Prof. Dr. Selo Soemardjan, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP UI), Universitas Indonesia, Pd. Cina, Beji, Kota Depok, Jawa Barat 16424