Swafoto: Sebuah Pendekatan Teori Manajemen Privasi Komunikasi

Handrini Ardiyanti, Dimas Tri Hadyanto, Dewi Krislamawaty, Irwansyah

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Selfie has evolved into a global phenomenon. The popularity of selfie has brought some great concerns about identity, privacy, security and control. The habit that accompanies when uploading selfies is to give too much information. This study explores privacy in selfies culture with communication privacy management (CPM) theory. This research uses qualitative research method of phenomenology. The experience that became phenomenon in this research is about swafoto. Phenomenological research is done by collecting data from people who have experienced the phenomenon, and developed a description of the essence of experience for all individuals. This description consists of “what” they experience and “how” they experience it. The results of the analysis show that there is a consideration of privacy by respondents in uploading selfie. Respondents who have received the condition of private informacy turbulence try to consider the situation by the needs of them selves and the opinions around them. Based on the results of the study can be known early adolescent age group 12 s.d. 17 years old actually has a higher level of privacy when doing swafoto and upload it in social media when compared with other age groups. Need further research on selfie among others research that ask about their motivation who likes to do selfie, research related to public perception related to selfie by public official .
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)103-119
JournalAspirasi: Jurnal Masalah-Masalah Sosial
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Selfie
  • privacy
  • communication privacy management theory

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