Students Take to Social Media: Analysis of #FeesMustFall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Students Take to Social Media: Analysis of #FeesMustFall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ambera Cruz
15 April 2016

#FeesMustFall

Students across South Africa have taken to the streets in protest of the recent announcement that tertiary education fees will increase by at least 10.3% in 2016. The infographic captures the rapid increase in conversations mentioning #feesmustfall on social media with an expected increase over the next 24 hours following further local and international protests. Between October 16th and October 22nd, 2015, the hashtag #feesmust fall has been used over 258,574 times with the majority of posts being generated from Twitter.

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