The Role of Social Media in Islamic Religious Education in the Era of Society 5.0


  • Wiwit Fatimatuzzahro UIN K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid Pekalongan


social media, Islamic religious education, era society 5.0


Digitalization and education are very hot topics discussed in the world of education. Not yet finished facing the era of the industrial revolution 4.0, now Islamic education is surprised by the emergence of the era of society 5.0 with all its challenges. With the emergence of this era, students are often said to be digital natives where since birth they have known technology. Even if we see students today are very active in surfing social media. So that. So the need for supervision so that it does not have a negative impact. The purpose of this study is to analyze the role of social media in Islamic religious education in the era of society 5.0.  This research uses qualitative research with library research, by analyzing from several previous literature sources. The results of this study indicate that social media has a role in Islamic religious education, especially with the presence of some educational and da'wah content that contains Islamic learning on several social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Whatshap, Instragram and the latest TikTok platform. It is hoped that it can overcome the abuse of social media, besides that it can also provide education to today's students whose daily lives are more used to surfing on social media.