Articles for social media and networks

Creating Connections Better Than Giving Directions

A place where homeless and formerly homeless people can connect to one another. They can also connect to vital outreach services, their own personal friends, and family members.

You can’t automate some things…

There is no way to automate some things while keeping them authentic and engaging. Brian G. Peters on his medium.com blog tells us what and why. Many social media and marketing strategies have a big, long-term impact, but they simply aren’t scaleable for a small...

Teaching with Social Media

Social media has changed the way people communicate and share information in their personal and professional lives. It's a safe bet that most students in any college classroom have used or are familiar with sites like Facebook and Twitter. Yet surprisingly, some...

Renew or… become obsolete

Suitably, the saying is "renew or die." In the world of Internet, where everything happens at high speeds, this is particularly true. Technology and the media are constantly renewed on the Internet. And so should our portals and social networks. Both .famvin and We...

If Mary and Joseph used Facebook…

IgniterMedia's "A Social Network Christmas" (2010) has received well over 1 million views on various YouTube sites. We post this aware that some will object that it is rushing through Advent. But there are others who are planning Christmas celebrations who would like...

XT3 unveils Advent app

Xt3, the Catholic Social Networking site, announces the release of their 2011 Advent Calendar! The annual Xt3 Advent Calendar is an online Catholic resource for youth groups, parishes, schools, and for your own personal Advent journey. This year's calendar is packed...

Pope sends his first Twitter message

Pope sends his first Twitter message

A picture is worth a thousand words... of encouragement for us to engage in social media. And the effort is paying off. In less that 24 hours he already has some 50,000 followers at @news_va_en. Benedict, has recognized the power of digital media throughout his papacy...

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