Various Netizen Utterances through Tweet #Bjorka: Psycholinguistic Approach
Language is a tool for conveying messages, whether spoken or written. It can be done by revealing written utterances. Thus, this study aims to describe the variation of netizens’ utterances expression in tweet #Bjorka according to language function. This study's methodology uses descriptive qualitative and obtains data by observing and noting. The result of the study found there are 4 language functions in Netizens’ tweets, expression function; information function; persuasion function; and entertainment function. Based on the four language functions, several expressions were found resulting from #Bjorka's tweets. The most dominant is the expression of anger and disappointment. Then there is also the feeling of curiosity, the feeling of pride, the feeling of admiration, and also the feeling of happiness. The use of emojis and the content of the hashtag supports that feeling.