Hubungan Intensitas Penggunaan Instagram dan Self -Esteem pada Remaja

  • Evelin Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
  • Made Syanesti Adishesa Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
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Keywords: instagram, self-esteem, adolescent


Photo-based social media like Instagram is popular in young people. But despite its fame, Instagram proved to be a social media that has the worst impact on adolescent’s mental health. One of the negative impact that may result from using social media is a decrease in self-esteem, which is an individual’s evaluation or judgement about himself. In addition, self-esteem has also proven to be a predictor of excessive use of Instagram in adolescents. This study aims to examine the relationship between the intensity of Instagram usage and self-esteem on adolescents. This study was conducted with quantitative methods,  correlational analysis. The number of participants is 410 teenagers aged 12 to 21 years (M = 15.38, SD = 1.71), obtained using convenience sampling techniques. The result showed negative correlation between Instagram use and self-esteem. This indicates that the higher the intensity of using Instagram, the lower the self-esteem. Moreover, further analysis indicates different gender and activities in Instagram may have different relation to self-esteem. Implications of this study in adolescent use of Instagram were discussed.


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How to Cite
Evelin, & Adishesa, M. S. (2020). Hubungan Intensitas Penggunaan Instagram dan Self -Esteem pada Remaja . Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi MIND SET, 11(01), 26 - 36.