South African Social Media Landscape 2016 Study Conducted By World Wide Worx And Fuse Ware
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South African Social Media Landscape 2016 study conducted by World Wide Worx and Fuse ware has revealed that: Most users are accessing their social media platforms with their mobile devices such as smartphone and tablet.
When it comes to science technology South Africa has been no slouch, in 2011 they were able to produce a full body X-ray that emits up to 10 times less harmful dose than regular X-ray systems. Other inventions they were able to produce are the fingerprint identification classifier,3D Underwater imaging system, CAT Scan, Dolosse and many more. In terms of infrastructure South Africa is a large country, with nine provinces that lack the support of national infrastructure to connect big cities to small ones.…show more content…
Citizens view all levels of government in the country as corrupt and lazy yet many still believe that the government is the best option for making things better. Since 1994, the country has basically been a one part country ruled by the African National Congress (ANC). They have had a two-thirds majority since the creation of the new constitution and has used that power many times to alter the constitution. The ANC is considered to be pretty far left on their platform and policies. They believe in living wages, a very strong social safety net, and guarantee living quarters. The political scene has been shaking up recently, the ANC has been losing significant votes in major cities and other political parties are now gaining traction within the political sphere. The legal oversight of the country is mix. There is a high rate of serious crimes going on within the country. If you are poor or unconnected you can easily be charged and convicted while a wealthy person is seen as someone who can literally get away with murder.
South Africa cherish the past. Though they may like the past, they do not shy away from the popular culture. There is great diversity with black musicians that have developed a unique style called Kwaito. It’s said to have taken over their radio stations and magazines. It is a variant of house music featuring the use of African sounds and samples. Typically at a slower tempo range than other styles of house music, Kwaito