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Date of this Version

2020

Abstract

Conflicts can occur due to lack of information literacy. Political information disseminated through Whatsapp group often creates political conflicts. The purpose of this article is to examine the political conflict that causes members to leave a group on a whatsapp group, as well as other members' reactions in responding to it. The method used is quantitative descriptive analysis. The results showed that the comments given after the members who leave the group, among others: comments on personal leaving groups, comments on conflicts that occur, comments on problems that cause conflict, and comments on social and political conditions that occur. The attitude taken by the respondents who gave comments after the leave group conducted by another WAG members was to provide anticipatory advice that reminded them that there would be no similar events will conduct in the future, in order to maintain a conducive atmosphere in the WAG, and stop the conversation that was supposed to lead to potential conflict.

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