Internet of Religion: Islam and New Media Construction of Religious Movements in Indonesia
Widyanti, R N
Pabbajah, Taufiq Hidayat
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Religious mediation has become a new discourse in today's digital industry society. This is inseparable from various forms of online media that can be accessed openly through new media, including the consumption of religious teachings and understanding. This paper discusses the construction of new media on the dynamics of religious movements in Indonesia, by observing the use of social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are consumed massively in the middle of religious communities in Indonesia. This writing is based on observations with a net-nographic approach in online media with qualitative descriptive research methods. This paper shows that the intensity of moderate religious movements taking place in the digital age has increased. This is related to the intensity of new consumption media that construct the realization of religious movements that give color to the online media. Also, information disclosure and calls for mass mobilization through new media have implications in a massive religious movement.