WATCH: Elections are not 'decided on social media', Shivambu admits

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- citizen.co.za | 2 months ago

In a video posted by a journalist on Twitter, EFF deputy president is asked why his party has been “winning elections on Twitter during the campaign” when this hasn’t appeared to translate into similar results in the actual elections.

“You must first ask yourself how many South African voters are on social media,” Shivambu says. He added that while “social media is growing” in South Africa, it is “not a decisive factor” when it comes to elections.

“Nowhere in the world are elections decided on social media,” he said.

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