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The recent death of a veteran actor, Patrick Shai set tongues wagging after it was reported that he committed suicide following alleged cyberbullying((Kedibone Modise "Somizi Mhlongo probes if cyberbullying played a part in Patrick Shai’s passing" IOL news 25 January
On Monday,  6 January 2020, this was posted on Facebook:
What do Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez, Christiano Ronaldo and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson all have in common?  
I was recently involved in a car accident, and as a result, was hit with (other than another car) the shocking revelation of the extent to which insurers go to confirm the details of a claim.
A recent ruling in the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (“MEIBC”) found a dismissal of an employee was substantively fair after an employee was dismissed as a result of a post on Facebook.
n the digital age, social media platforms have become a valuable and effective tool to market and interact with customers and for people in general to communicate and interact with each other.  
OUTsurance, MiWay and more recently 702 Radio have all had social media mishaps. OUTsurance and 702 Radio because of decisions taken by their own teams and MiWay, somewhat unfairly as a result of a "fake" email that it attributes to a disgruntled customer.
Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram are some of the most popular social media platforms today.  One thing they have in common is that they track your location, sometimes without you even being aware.
Take a moment to consider these 2 important questions:
We have all heard of devastating stories both locally and internationally of children and adults who have committed harmful acts towards themselves or others due to cyberbullying. 
Media and OTT
Zandile Mthabela

CRIMINALISATION OF CYBERBULLYING IN SOUTH AFRICA

The recent death of a veteran actor, Patrick Shai set tongues wagging after it was reported that he committed suicide following alleged cyberbullying((Kedibone Modise “Somizi Mhlongo probes if cyberbullying played a part in Patrick Shai’s passing” IOL news 25 January 2022.))

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Commercial Law
Darren Epstein

FACEBOOK GOT ME FIRED!

A recent ruling in the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (“MEIBC”) found a dismissal of an employee was substantively fair after an employee was dismissed as a result of a post on Facebook.

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