Three Dominant Types of Social Media During Social Distancing

21 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2021

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Carly Scheffer

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Steven Christian

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Date Written: March 10, 2021

Abstract

The outbreak of pandemic COVID-19 has disrupted daily activities. Human and social interaction have been suppressed in order to prevent contagion. Indonesian government has implemented PSBB or social distancing. Social distancing means the practice of limiting social and physical interaction between individuals. WFH or Work From Home has become a terminology that rocketed. Within qualitative approach, this study used phenomenology method of individuals who belongs to 3B cluster group: studying, working and Worshipping. Each occupation of 3B has 2 key informants. From these key informants, we found out the types and the brands of social media and how social media is used during social distancing. The validity check is using space and people for triangulation technique by interviewing 5 individuals living abroad.

Keywords: social distancing, social media, 3B, phenomenology, WFH

Suggested Citation

Scheffer, Carly and Christian, Steven, Three Dominant Types of Social Media During Social Distancing (March 10, 2021). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Communication & Business (ICCB 2021), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3826947 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3826947

Carly Scheffer (Contact Author)

Universitas Pelita Harapan ( email )

Jl. M.H. Thamrin Boulevard
Tangerang, Banten, East Java 15811
Indonesia

Steven Christian

Universitas Pelita Harapan ( email )

Jl. M.H. Thamrin Boulevard
Tangerang, Banten, East Java 15811
Indonesia

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