Grade 9 pupil Atang Mooko, was bullied following a traditional ritual, and is now using the speed at which social media messages travel, to develop an app to counter bullying.
The departures at Facebook’s fastest-growing revenue generator come just months after the exit of Jan Koum, co-founder of Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp.
Police say up to now there has been no evidence to suggest that the depicted incidents happened in South Africa or are legitimate and have dismissed the videos as a hoax.
Photo-sharing app Instagram’s more than 1 billion users will now be able to evaluate the authenticity of accounts, weeks after parent Facebook Inc rolled out similar measures in a bid to weed out fake accounts on its social media platform.
U.S. President Donald Trump criticised social media companies on Friday for silencing”millions of people” in what he called an act of censorship.