Helen Zille has taken to social media to complain about fake accounts following her on social media. She claims the fake accounts are attempting to 'destroy' her. Mzansi social media users were not impressed.
The DA federal council chairperson took to her Twitter account to share that she was going to block all fake accounts:
"Blocking fake followers is a long process. I have to block each one, individually. Twitter-audit has sent me the first 1,500 fake accounts. I sent the list to an expert first, for analysis. Then I will block them 1 by 1 will all 240,000 are history. And I will keep on doing it."
Many social media users took the opportunity to troll her. Twitter user MilowoMazwane said:
"This one thinks Twitter is those beaches in the Western Cape that are sometimes “closed to the public”."
"Why though? Isn't there something more productive you could do with your time and energy?"
"Look at yourself and see how easily you can be hurt it become offended. Remember this next time someone does something unpleasant to you. Ask yourself what pain might be inside them, and feel love and compassion for them."
"After that please go to old age home GOGO. Umdala mhakhulu"
"Delete account start a new 1."
"We wish you all the best in your new activity... at least it would keep you preoccupied."
"Blah blah blah. Block yourself rather so we cannot see you."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Zille has an infestation of fake social media followers and wanted to ditch them. Her comments prompted some accusations against the DA from ex-secretary general Godrich Gardee.
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