Expert Consensus on Tabayyun (Clarification) Information Indicator For Muslim Netizens Through Fuzzy Delphi Methods

Rosmawati Mohamad Rasit, Mohamad Zulkifli Abd. Ghani, Zulkefli Aini, Muhamad Faisal Ashaari, Noraidah Sahari
2022 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
The inrush of information in a virtual spacemight make social community confused about truthful and accurate knowledge. Nevertheless, to control the spread of fake news and slander abundance in cyberspace, netizens should strive to check and research news that they receive before it is spread. Therefore, this research endeavoured to determine the tabayyun (clarification of information) as indicators for Muslim netizens. The study focuses on how a fuzzy approach can identify and validate
more » ... information indicator using fuzzy Delphi method (FDM). Questionnaire instrument containing ten elements was utilised as a data collection method to determine the tabayyun information indicator. Ten experts from the fields of Religion, Da'wah (Islamic preaching) and New Media were involved in this study. The finding revealed that expert consensus analysis met the requirements of the triangular fuzzy number and the defuzzification process. The outcomes reported that experts accepted the ten elements expressed as tabayyun indicators of information with a consensus percentage of 98 per cent with a threshold value (d) <0.2. This analysis demonstrated that these ten elements were substantial indicators to measure the tabayyun principle of Muslim netizens who receive and disseminate information.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v12-i12/15929 fatcat:bt2d63a74zhq5klsoorxadvywi