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Submitted: 24-04-2017
Published: 17-11-2017
Section: Research Article
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This study aims to examine the relationship between loneliness and selfie-liking. The hypothesis of this research is that there is a positive relationship between loneliness and selfie-liking among college students. This research used correlational quantitative methods. Participants in this research was 64 students, which was taken by purposive sampling technique, with inclusive criteria: like to do selfie and in the last month post the selfie photos to social media as much as 4-6 times. Data were collected using the Loneliness Scale from UCLA Version 3 and selfie-liking measured by Selfie-Liking Scale.  The correlation was analyzed using the Spearman Correlation Test with SPSS 23 for Windows. The results showed there was a positive and significant relationship between loneliness and self-liking (r=.297; p=.009) which means the higher loneliness, the higher selfie-liking.


loneliness; selfie-liking; college student

  1. Evina Krisnawati 
    Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana, Indonesia
    Mahasiswa Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana Salatiga
  2. Christiana Hari Soetjiningsih 
    Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana, Indonesia
    Staff Pengajar Fakultas Psikolog Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana Salatiga