- A man is being criticised online after he posted pictures of children that he'd gifted with Christmas clothes
- The Twitter user, @SaneleNkosinat1 shared several images showing them holding up shopping bags
- The children all form part of a local Youtube drama series shot in KwaZulu-Natal called ATB vs ATG
- Online, locals expressed varying views, with some full of praise for the act, while others were critical
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A local is catching heat on social media after deciding it would be a good idea to head online to share pictures of a group of children that he'd supposedly gotten Christmas gifts, even posing them with their newly-bought takings.
The Twitter user, @SaneleNkosinat1, whom it can only be thought had good intentions, uploaded several pictures of the kids showing them holding up shoe boxes and shopping bags comprising new clothes.
The caption read:
"Buying them ...all 18 kids Christmas Clothes was one of my wishes! I wish Twitter was allowing me to post all of them ..."
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The children form part of a local Youtube drama series called AbafanaTheBoys vs AmantombazaneTheGirls (ATB vs ATG), shot in KwaZulu-Natal and posted on the Sasenathi Studios channel on the video-sharing platform.
The tweet, which attracted more than 4 300 likes, had an immediate and resounding response to it as Saffas flooded the tweep's mentions, airing mixed reactions on the children's pictures being shared.
Netizens air mixed feelings
Some social networking users were full of praise for the act, while others were critical of the tweet's subject matter. Briefly News scanned the more than 100 comments to bring readers all the wide-ranging reactions below.
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"But why though? What’s the purpose of you posting them? Andilwi or trying to be nasty."
"You did something that is good but you fail at end this is the only thing that will never see heaven.don't shoot them photos and post on social media to show the world.just do it for God only."
"Couldn't you wait to get home before le shoota proof of purchase."
Girl's Christmas tree captures SA's imagination
As the Christmas cheer ramps up across the length and breadth of Mzansi ahead of the festivities, locals are beginning to observe the usual holiday rites.
In what has been a tough year for South Africans from all walks of life, any number of locals would be the first to admit that they could do with the festive distraction and none more so than decorating the Christmas tree.
Briefly News previously reported that a Twitter user, @TheRealMotase_, did his part to remind occasion-loving Saffas of what they can look forward to in what is now just over two weeks until Christmas. Heading online, the netizen shared an image of a young girl sitting in front of a large, attractive Christmas tree.
Source: Briefly News