Association Between Self-esteem and Self-disclosure in Female University Students as Second Instagram Account Users in Malang
Currently, many Instagram users hold more than one account The existence of a second Instagram account can show many new things uploaded by the user through the side account. Individuals with good self-esteem are more assertive, thus allowing the individual to open up and express themselves as they are. Individuals who have a second Instagram account, feel more comfortable expressing themselves on their second Instagram account because users still think about other people’s views when they open up completely in front of the public. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-esteem and self-disclosure in female university students who use a second Instagram account. This study uses a quantitative approach with a descriptive-correlational research design. The population in this study were female university students in Malang City using incidental sampling techniques as a sample determinant. The data analysis techniques used are descriptive analysis and the Pearson Product Moment correlation test. Data collection used modifications of the Revised Self-Disclosure Scale (RSDS) and modifications to the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSE). The results showed that there was a significant and positive relationship between self-esteem and self-disclosure in female university students who used the second Instagram account in Malang City with a p-value of .032 < .05 (significant) and a correlation value (r) of .214. In conclusion, there was a significant and positive relationship between self-esteem and self-disclosure in female university students who used the second Instagram account in Malang.
Keywords: self-esteem, self-disclosure, second account, Instagram
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