Snapshot: 5 things you should know to be in the know

By Kirstin Buick
15 January 2015

Serious, wacky, weird, juicy -- these are the stories that have people talking right now.

1. WhatsApp could be regulated in SA

Services like Skype and Google Hangouts could also come under fire. Services like Skype and Google Hangouts could also come under fire. PHOTO:Sam Azgor, Flickr

Certain free internet services, such as WhatsApp, could be regulated in South Africa depending on the outcome of planned Parliament hearings this month.

Read more on that here

2. Celebs got all teary-eyed sending their kids off to school

school "Definitely had a lump in my throat," Graeme Smith said after saying goodbye to his little "trooper" (left). PHOTOS: Instagram

Even SA’s famous faces shed a tear or two (or sighed in relief) when they packed off their poppets to school today.

See their adorable pics here

3. A taxi went careering off the road and smashed into a parked car at a petrol station

It's unclear when the crash took place, although the video was uploaded on YouTube yesterday. PHOTO: YouTube It's unclear when the crash took place, although the video was uploaded on YouTube this week. PHOTO: YouTube

The whole thing was caught on the petrol station's CCTV cameras.

See the footage here

4. AKA Instagrammed a steamy photo of the woman he's on holiday with

"Peace and quiet on the island," the rapper captioned this pic. PHOTO: Instagram "Peace and quiet on the island," the rapper captioned this pic. PHOTO: Instagram

Are AKA and rumoured lady-love Bonang on bae-cation? This photo certainly tells a story.

Read more here

5. There's a guy posing as Kendall Jenner's secret twin (and it's hilarious)

"Brother/ sister static electricity is crazy, y’all!" he captioned the photo. "Sad they cut me out but s/o to Kendall's crew for making her look so flawless!" PHOTO: Instagram "Brother/ sister static electricity is crazy, y’all!" he captioned the photo. "Sad they cut me out but s/o to Kendall's crew for making her look so flawless!" PHOTO: Instagram

The Jenner they never told you about.

Meet Kirby here

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