[LISTEN] Social media can be a force for great destruction - Azania Mosaka


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702 presenter Azania Mosaka says while Twitter can be a force for social good, it can also be a force for great destruction.

Mosaka was speaking in the open line about social media users who often taunt individuals on platforms like Twitter, and the dangers surrounding this.

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The comment comes after her daughter was cyber-bullied at the weekend when she posted a series of tweets about her experience at a party.

Mosaka says over 30 000 tweets, including manufactured posts were sent to her and her daughter.

It is dangerous. It became so clear to me and my family this weekend that people go out and move in these mobs and they just ready to pull people down and destroy lives. But at the end of it all I was not surprised because we are the same society that taunted Fezekile Khuzwayo....

Azania Mosaka, 702 show host

When we say that social media is dangerous, please, you have to take that warning to heart because nobody actually cares about the truth. All they care about is being part of those mobs, meanwhile there are massive ramifications on people's lives.

Azania Mosaka, 702 show host

It is one of those big learning lessons I must say not just for me but also for my daughter.

Azania Mosaka, 702 show host

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This article first appeared on 702 : [LISTEN] Social media can be a force for great destruction - Azania Mosaka

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