HATE SPEECH TO RELIGION IN SOCIAL MEDIA; ANALYSIS OF DAKWAH CONTENT IN THE NEW NORMAL ERA
The COVID-19 has changed the way of society live almost all over the world. The conditions and habits of the post-pandemic called by ‘new normal’. Various activities are increasingly dependent on technology, especially information technology that is online through the internet network. Social media user are also increasing; included in Indonesia, it has been proven from the increasing user population on 2021 around 6,3% compared to the previous year. The total internet user in Indonesia on January of 2021, internet user in Indonesia registered up to 202,6 million users, and average time spent by Indonesian society to access the internet in a day is 8 hours 52 minutes. The new culture is also filled with da’wah content that spreads the Islamic values or teachings. Not only positive responses received by these digital preachers, but also so many negative responses in the form of hate speech which against the values and teachings of the religion. Through this research, the authors wants to identify some forms of hate speech toward religion in the form of da’wah content on social media. This research is a qualitative research using descriptive analysis. The primary data sources of this research are da’wah contents that uploaded on social media, while the
secondary data sources of this research are books or papers that are relevant to this research. The results of this study are the hate speech toward religion on social media can be in the form of slander, hoax, and blasphemy either through writings, pictures, or videos
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