The advances of the web have changed the world. Now we must learn to use it at its best.
Tony Watkins, Coordinator of the Lausanne Media Engagement Network.
Harnessing the power of social media for Christ.
The new #FoRBDefender movement stands in solidarity with people across the globe facing discrimination, oppression and violence because of their religion or belief (including non-belief).
“It is good to know that all apps (especially the freebies!) come with a price: your personal data”, says social media expert Cosmin Cret.
A video about the way traffickers target teenage girls online, produced by anti-slavery gorup Abolishion.
“We’re going to make it simpler to report problems”, Mark Zuckerberg says. Since 2016, at least 50 criminal or violent incidents have been broadcast over Facebook Live.
When asked on Facebook about his worldview, the founder of the social network responds: “Religion is very important to me”.
Two church buildings burnt in the state of Niger. Rioters killed the believer “on allegation of posting a blasphemous statement about Prophet Muhammad on the social media.” Troops try to control outbreak of violence.
To tell you the truth, my prayers sometimes sound as hollow as that banal ‘How are you?’ two passers-by in a hurry to get home might exchange.
Bishoy Garas was jailed in September 2012 for offensive Facebook posts found on a fake page opened in his name.
The enormous success of Facebook and other social networks surely lies on our deep desire to connect to others.
Running away in the opposite direction would attract attention, so we pass our lives silently escaping forward.
“Parents need to step into their children’s world and start knowing and using technology… being nostalgic about the good old times simply doesn’t help”, believes expert Cosmin Cret.
“People often ask me why I’m a Christian”, The Archbishop of Canterbury writes on his official page. “When I’ve failed he’s picked me up and healed and strengthened me.”
Expert Steve Lowisz on how social media affect journalism, education, law enforcement and other areas of society.