NOLUSINDISO MGQOBOKA: “Social media platforms have played a pivotal role in my life I am able to share my emotions with people across the country. I have seen people whom I thought I would never see again but because of social media I have.”
The COURIER asked residents about the role social media plays in their lives.
This is what they had to say:
MATOME THOKA: “Through social media I am able to promote my business that has just bloomed. I also use it to connect with new people.”
KHENSANI MATIBO: “I love using social media platforms because it frees one’s mind and through it
I am able to connect with my long-distance relatives. I believe social media platforms enable young people’s minds to do great.”
JOSEPH MAKUMALA: “Young people spend so much time on these gadgets which unsettles me. But, as long as the time spent on social media is for a good cause it’s fine.”
BUHLE NDLOVU: “I am in matric and through social media I am able to communicate with previous matriculants for information. Without social media platforms I would be struggling to do my school work.”
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