Examining the situation of the Iranian family in cyberspace: Reading Instagram pages With the approach of parent-child relationships

Document Type : Original Article


1 Faculty member of Soura University

2 Member of the faculty of Sedav Sima University



Today, virtual space has become a definitive and universal biosphere And the scope of using virtual space has become completely dependent on people's lifestyles and personal belongings. The management of this huge and complex space first requires a proper situational assessment and identification of this space, and then precise, correct and considered policy, planning and monitoring. In the meantime, the important issue of family and intra-family relationships in this space has caused different positions to emerge due to its important and unique features. This article examines the situation of the Iranian family on Instagram pages with the approach of parent-child relationships.The current research is an exploratory research and the survey results were analyzed using the qualitative method of content analysis and "NVivo" software, and the reliability of coding was confirmed by the Kappa coefficient. As a result of the data analysis, 5 themes and 23 sub-themes related to the approach of parent-child relationships in the family environment were studied and identified on the Instagram platform. that "speech", "relationships", "type of thinking and thought", "lifestyle" and "behavior" of parents with children were counted as 5 main themes and the sub-themes "inappropriate depiction of Iranian parents", "promotion of Indecency and indecency in family relationships", "equalizing a child with a pet", and "advertising the troubles of motherhood" each got a significant amount of attention on popular Instagram pages.


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