Artwork for the BET Social Awards

Introducing the BET Social Media Awards; a first of its kind award show celebrating the very best and worst in social media over the past year.

Shot live in Los Angeles, the BET Social Media Awards will celebrate the most talked about moments across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and more. 
Don’t miss The 2017 Social Awards on Saturday 27 January at 20:00 on BET. Also available on DStv Now
Complete with Social Media stars, celebrities, social inspired performances, comedic nominee packages, unexpected award moments, and tons of surprises. This show is destined to be a must-watch event!
For now let's take a look at some of what made news this week in the SA social media realm. 
Jazz legend Hugh Masekela passed away this week after his battle with prostate cancer. The family also sent out this touching statement:
 #RIPBraHughMasekela trended with stars like Black Coffee, Dineo Ranaka, Samuel L Jackson and Mmabato Montsho reacting to the sad news 
After former Bafana Bafana star Mark Fish shared a tribute to the late  Jazz legend Hugh Masekela but shared a picture Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse with him by accident.
He did apologize for it but luckily Hotstix took it in jest:
However #BlackTwitter had a field day with it by tagging the wrong people or similar looking people 
On a bit of a unusual turn of events. Let's see which celeb also came under fire this week for dressing “inappropriately”. TV Personality Boity.  
After the beauty had this image up, the Tweeps told her “they were in mourning for Bra Hugh” and that she should cover up. They proceeded to cover her up.