What s up with WhatsApp groups?

What s up with WhatsApp groups?

The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes

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It is unlikely that WhatsApp groups can be regulated, but they do bring out strong views among users, and they aren't all favourable.

Many of us find ourselves belonging to at least one WhatsApp group but what happens when the group talk no longer serves the purpose it was created for?

Most will agree that WhatsApp groups have proven to be instrumental in communicating messages of importance among colleagues or neighbours but they can also a ache in the neck for some.

Aaah @Eusebius street watspp groups often run by dictators. Useful but can be so hurting !

Eusebius McKaiser and his listeners say they have often had to call out people for sharing unacceptable content in the groups. Others say they've had to turn off their group notifications because of the talking that goes in the late evenings.

And it's a data guzzler as well.

— Eusebius McKaiser, host, The Eusebius McKaiser Showcase on seven hundred two & Cape Talk

41 whatsapp groups? @Eusebius how much data does the ward councilor use? pic.twitter.com/jAp9VPZUrI

For more tips on policing your group listen to the clip:

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