During the first hour after president Zuma announced the death of Nelson Mandela, the news is already a major phenomenon on the social media. Almost 1.7 millions tweets worldwide have already spread the news.
The impact will surely be even wider than we have ever seen. Nelson Mandela was born 95 years ago in Mvezo, a small village in what is now the Republic of South Africa, only noticed by his family and neighbors. his passing will be known throughout the globe in just a few hours.
This is the global village.