7 Common Facebook Comments (and How to Respond to Them)

7 Common Facebook Comments (and How to Respond to Them)

One common fear that churches often have when managing their social media accounts is, “What happens if someone says something inappropriate or controversial?” Those fears commonly come true when someone leaves a nasty comment on one of their posts. Even when...
Open Tabs 2/15/18

Open Tabs 2/15/18

Here are some things I’ve been reading and watching this week. The Facebook Hackers Gaming Its Video Algorithm—Taylor Lorenz Viral meme pages have developed a new trick to reach millions of users and generate big money from publishers and brand pages. By...
Which Social Media Platforms Do We Love Most?

Which Social Media Platforms Do We Love Most?

As the world celebrates Valentine’s Day, here are the 11 most beloved social media networks. 1. Facebook (2.129 billion monthly active users) If you’re talking about social media, there’s only one place to start: Facebook. Despite its mammoth size, it continues to...
Online Image Copyright and Usage Rules 101

Online Image Copyright and Usage Rules 101

I have to admit, I review and publish blog content with images every day, and I had to go back and do some significant research before I felt I could accurately write this post. Because I found a few websites that provide free images without any need for attribution,...
Social Media + Ministry

Social Media + Ministry

Pastor, have you ever been asked to join a group of older gentlemen in your church for coffee at McDonalds on Thursday mornings at 6:30am? Ministry leaders, have you ever been asked to join your people regularly to just hangout and chat? Now, imagine that you told...
4 Facts About Kids and Their Internet Use

4 Facts About Kids and Their Internet Use

My dad worked for IBM for most of my young life, and I remember playing Astro Grover on a floppy disk on our home computer before I was reading books. The internet invaded most American homes around the mid-to-late 1990s and I remember playing games created in concert...