Social Media

A Radical Goal for Social Media: Posting Peace

" many other good things in life, social media can become distorted and twisted, which is one of Bursch’s points: 'The social-media platforms we create are not just connecting us—they’re changing us. They’re changing how we view reality, understand relationships, process conflicts, and abide with each other'" - TGC

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Child safety advocates urge Facebook to cancel launch of Instagram for kids under 13

"A cohort of advocates under the banner of the Campaign for a Commercial-free Childhood are urging Facebook to cancel its plans to launch a version of Instagram designed for pre-teens, highlighting the social ills and perils of overuse of digital technology." - C.Post

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Avoid the hot takes: Takeaways for Christians after two mass shootings

"...avoid the hot take. Christians especially should be slow to speak. People are complicated. Explanations that focus only on external factors of race, gender, ethnicity, or legal requirements may miss the motivations that animate individual human beings.... 'out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.'" - WORLD

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6 Ways to Equip Your Church to “Do Good” on Social Media

"Most pastors have several moments each week when they shake their heads in sorrow at something they’ve seen a church member post on social media. The last year—in which churchgoers spent less time in face-to-face fellowship and more time than ever in 'fellowship' with the social media mob—has made the problem worse. What can church leaders do about this?" - 9 Marks

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