Social & Community News
04 October 2021

Apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp and Facebook are commonly referred to as social media. 

According to a study by Statista Research Department published on 7 September 2021, the average daily social media usage of internet users worldwide in 2019 and 2020 amounted to 145 minutes per day, up from 142 minutes in the previous year… 

Make yourself heard by sending an email to or a WhatsApp to 081 579 7000 with the following information before 17:00 on Tuesday 5 October: 


  • Yes, I spend more than 2 hours a day on social media, or, 
  • No, I don’t spend more than 2 hours a day on social media.
  • The reason for your answer.
  • A recent photo of yourself (optional) – that we can publish with your answer.
  • Your contact details.

If you don’t want your answers to be in the newspaper, just reply to the question: YES/ NO. 
The results of the votes will be published in our next issue. 

PS – You can also give your opinion by commenting on our Facebook post.

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