Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021)

Tiktok and Online Selective Self-Presentation

Authors
Thomas Putro STH1, Palupi Palupi2, *
1,2Communication Science Department, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
*Corresponding author. Email: palupi@ums.ac.id
Corresponding Author
Palupi Palupi
Available Online 9 May 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.005How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Hyperpersonal; Selective Self-Presentation; Tiktok
Abstract

Communication on social media is classified as Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) since the interaction does not occur directly. Tiktok is one of the social media that is widely used for many purposes. By utilizing video share feature, users can post everything they want. The purpose of this study was to investigate a form of self-presentation that was selected by students of Communication Studies at Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) with a hyperpersonal approach. The research method used is qualitative, comprising semi-structured interviews and non-participant observation of TikTok informants. The subject of this research involved students of communication studies class 2016-2018 who actively use Tiktok. The results of the research obtained are types of online self-presentation which were selected by the informants as follows: determining the center of the content, changing some aspects using internal and external features of Tiktok in improving the content, and adding non-verbal messages to strengthen meaning and broaden the reach so that the impression shown is better and according to expectation.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
9 May 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-574-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.005How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

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