MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Sherrin footballs are placed to be collected by Kangaroos players during a North Melbourne Kangaroos training session at the Arden Street Ground on March 25, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Dipper incorrectly tweets that former AFL star has died

Former Hawthorn champion Robert DiPierdomenico has announced that he will never use Twitter, after a shocking mistake on the social media forum.

Dipper tweeted that former AFL star Ben Cousins had passed away.

However, he has since tweeted that the information regarding Cousins is incorrect and apologised to anyone affected by the news, also announcing that will not use twitter again.