- A young man took to Twitter to showcase his beautiful new home
- He revealed that he went from living in a shack to a luxury apartment
- His tweet went viral, but some tweeps noticed something strange
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There's something about the Twitter streets that make South Africans want to flaunt their assets.
Although the majority love good news and happily heap praise on successful people, there is also a growing trend of false claims as well.
The jury was out once more when Twitter user Biochemist (@Feistykid1) shared an inspirational tweet relating to his new home.
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He summed up his rags to riches story in his caption:
"I moved in Today. From growing up in a shack to staying in this beautiful apartment. When they say “Zizo jik’ izinto” they meant this."
The home can be viewed in the below tweet.
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Many tweeps were wowed by the interior and were quick to congratulate the young man on his achievement.
Briefly.co.za noted that the tweet went viral, but eagle-eyed tweeps spotted a suspicious coincidence.
Some found identical pics online and suspected that he may be lying about the lavish abode.
Thembiso Magajana (@thembiso_m) welcomed the good news:
"As someone who lived in her car for a good portion of her early 20s I completely adore tweets like yours. Congratulations on this amazing achievement! I can relate to the feeling! Cheers."
Akabellase (@AKABELL_) said,
"This is beautiful man. Big up."
Nothing lasts forever (@kumkaniWeAfrika) said,
"The apartment came with furniture on its first day? I've seen this picture elsewhere Quit lying."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that South Africa already has a national house, now it appears we have a national car as well.
A woman revealed that she bought herself a new Volkswagen SUV and the post went viral via social media.
However, her lie was swiftly exposed, as fellow tweeps highlighted that she took the photo from an advert.
Apparently, this wasn't her first rodeo, as she was guilty of doing something similar a few months ago.
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