Vatican News draws attention to one of the last messages from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI “Social Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization.” (Full text) On Sunday, May 12, the Church marked World Communications Day, encouraging Catholics in countries across the globe to make better use of the media and other forms of [...]
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It is actually a serious question about what happens to your digital data when you die. TechNewsDaily addresses the issue – How Do You Deal with the Data of the Dead? AUSTIN, Texas — You are going to die. Probably not anytime soon, but you will. And when you finally enter the undiscovered country, you [...]
March for Life seen through social media (photos) The Washington Post has a story that features the March for Life in its own eyes via social media. Antiabortion activists gather in D.C. Friday for events surrounding the annual March for Life, which protests the 1973 Supreme Court caseRoe v. Wade . We have an on-the-ground view of the [...]
“I wish to consider the development of digital social networks which are helping to create a new “agora”, an open public square in which people share ideas, information and opinions, and in which new relationships and forms of community can come into being.” With these words Pope Benedict describes his theme in writing his annual message [...]
Mashable.com writes… Hectic, on-the-go mothers are using Facebook more than ever to network and stay in touch with friends, new research reveals. Marketing company Mums Now surveyed 1,000 mothers, and concluded that 99% had Facebook accounts; most used the social media site up to three hours a day, the company said. The majority of the subjects’ Facebook [...]
Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. His annual videos that look at social media videos are the most watched in the world. Erik thanks everyone for their ideas and support! Video produced by equalman productions Related FAMVIN Posts:Pope: Don’t be “backseat [...]
“We must not think of it as a ‘virtual’ space which is somehow less important than the real world,” Archbishop Celli said. “If the church is not present in this space, if the good news is not proclaimed ‘digitally,’” he continued, “then we risk abandoning the many people for whom this is where they ‘live.’ [...]
Theological Ghettos and Social Networking? - Choices made for us can be limiting of what we are exposed to. Google, for one, doesn’t produce the same search results for each person. It collects all sorts of information about you from your location and previous activity and makes decisions about what results it thinks you should see. Given the way [...]
Confused by social media? Vincentians in Partnership has run a very successful series of training programs in social media. They are now making these materials available online. Twitter: Guide to setting up a Twitter account (PDF) Twitter guide to the jargon (PDF) Best practice on Twitter (PDF) Facebook: Guide to setting up a Facebook account (PDF) Guide to setting [...]
Your Parish As The Light Of Christ Online Catholic Tech Talk writes … “Come and see.” says so much in regards to the goal of evangelizing doesn’t it? Come and see. Not “convince”, but just come and see because we know you’ll be amazed. “It’s amazing and speaks volumes to me in regards to evangelizing [...]
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