Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education (ICOLLITE 2020)

Politeness on the Social Media

A Study on the Response of West Java City Information Instagram Account

Authors
Yayat Sudaryat, Temmy Widyastuti, Hernawan
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Yayat Sudaryat
Available Online 17 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.125How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Instagram, politeness, social media, Sundanese manners
Abstract
This research investigates the politeness of the language of Instagram users, especially in comments that citizens posted on West Java city information accounts. Currently, many accounts contain information about the development of cities in West Java, and various comments are posted on the accounts, both positive comments, and negative comments. This is the background of the researcher to explore further politeness issues on the West Java city information accounts, especially in the current pandemic situation. This research aims to reveal the form of politeness and immodesty of language, through the comments of West Java citizens who are famous for their culture of manners on the Covid-19 pandemic. The research method employed is a descriptive method with data collection techniques taken from the documentation of 163 uploads. The results of this study revealed that 78.4% of the comments of the netizens on various West Java information accounts fall into the polite category by using fine and loma Sundanese language. In addition, the basic language politeness is seen from the use of pronouns, expressions of empathy, and the use of keywords in each comment.
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AU  - Yayat Sudaryat
AU  - Temmy Widyastuti
AU  - Hernawan
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/12/17
TI  - Politeness on the Social Media
BT  - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education (ICOLLITE 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
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EP  - 798
SN  - 2352-5398
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