#SocialMediaShutdown trending - MEMES | Fin24

#SocialMediaShutdown trending - MEMES

Jun 21 2017 16:05

Cape Town – The hashtag #SocialMediaBlackOut started trending on Tuesday, following a call by Ntsiki Mazwai who encouraged South Africans to boycott social media. The hashtag’s aim was to protest against high data costs.

READ: SA rallies against high data costs with #SocialMediaBlackout

In a Twitter poll, Fin24 asked users if they thought this boycott would help reduce data costs. Users had strong views on the matter. See the responses below.

Overall, it appears as though the campaign was not that successful as another hashtag, #SocialMediaShutDown started trending on Wednesday.

READ: Why #SocialMediaBlackout failed and trended instead

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