Process of Relationship Initiaton Using Social Media Study on Tinder Users in Solo City
Fian Irawan, Sri Hastjarjo, Ign. Agung Satyawan
Available Online October 2019.
- Relationship Development, Initiation, Social Media, Tinder
- Social Media has brought exceptional changes in the practice of communication. Social media is one of the favorite online activities which used by most people in present day. The emergence of social media brought a shift in the manner of people to understand, read, and search for content and information. Hundreds of social media channels have operated around the world today, such as Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, LikedIn and so on. In addition to connecting and searching for information, social media channels can also be a place to find a partner. There are many social media channels which are created specifically for practical communication via chatting with the goal to find a partner. This channel is called a chat date app or matchmaking application. One of the pioneers of dating application is Tinder. Based a theory by D. B. Ruben about the stages of the relationship development process, the objective of this research is to discover about the initial stages of a relationship which occurred in Tinder app, specifically on its teenage users in Solo City. The method of this research used case study, with a qualitative paradigm. The objective of this research is to discover the development process of relationship at the initial stage or initialization which occurred in the Tinder dating application. Overall, the initiation stage which occurred in Tinder is considerably different compared to the initiation stage in direct interaction or face-to-face meeting.
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TY - CONF AU - Fian Irawan AU - Sri Hastjarjo AU - Ign. Agung Satyawan PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - Process of Relationship Initiaton Using Social Media Study on Tinder Users in Solo City BT - 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Social & Political Enquiries (ICISPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125922565 ID - Irawan2019/10 ER -