Social media has become a platform for cyberbullying, online harassment and trolling – and South Africans are some of the worst culprits.
It may have been designed with social connection in mind, but these days social media is less about friends, followers and sharing experiences. . From celebrities to children – no one is immune because on the internet, perpetrators can remain anonymous, operating under the guise of pseudonyms while abusing innocent people from anywhere around the world – often with devastating real-life consequences.
Carte Blanche peers into the dark side of social media.