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“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.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
The Church should “not be locked inside an institutional box”, says Jaume Llenas. Christians are now in the “margins of culture”, a new missionary context.
“If you’re in love, do not get married!” has reached around 20 million views on Facebook. It underlines the value of commitment beyond emotions.
The internet, smartphones, social media, instant messaging and other related technologies have had a dramatic impact on the way we communicate over the last 20 years, and therefore fundamentally how we relate to one another.
A column at El Pais says evangelicals have an “obsession with homosexuality” after lending credibility to a fake Pentecostal website. The article causes hundreds of anti-evangelical comments on Facebook. Ombudswoman answers to complaint of Evangelical Alliance.
He posted a message on social media about the light of Jesus overcoming the “lie” of Islam and its prophet.
Christian psychologist Lidia Martin analyses the “image-centered” culture in which we live, and how we can put personal care in the right place.
Footage shows the moment a lion attempted to pounce on little boy at a zoo in Chiba, Japan. What can we learn?
An anonymous translator reworked the King James Version of the bible using Unicode emoji, as well as common internet abbreviations and slang.
We love new technologies and we use them passionately. But we also know God’s mission is done through and for real people. The ELF conference in Wisla (Poland) reinforces our aim to analyse the big challenges of today through the Christian worldview.
Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset on how his ‘Willy Grunch’ animation video went viral on Facebook. His new project, a “book without words” to share the gospel.
Bishoy Garas was jailed in September 2012 for offensive Facebook posts found on a fake page opened in his name.
An evangelical association in Barcelona will send 4 trucks to Idomeni and other refugee camps in Greece. Many media reported about the project.
A Spanish evangelical church brought 3,500 pairs of shoes to a Croatian refugee camp. “People are relieved but also disappointed, they have not found the open arms they expected from Europe.”
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.
The Spanish ministry will launch its third worldwide campaign next week, saying; “We want the gospel to be viral in social networks”.
The vision and story of Evangelical Focus and Protestante Digital. A session Jaume Llenas (secretary general of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance) and Joel Forster (Evangelical Focus editor) gave at the Communications Network of the European Leadership Forum 2015 conference.
Hundreds of thousands have seen the video on Youtube. Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins and Prime Minister David Cameron show support for the Church of England initiative.
Three days of metro lockdown and public forces operations in the capital of Europe. An assessment on the situation of a city invaded by soldiers and journalists (and social media users).
Almost two months after its launching, the #CortoConElla campaign has had quite an impact in social media. The team is still looking for people who are willing to publicly commit against corruption.
Expert Steve Lowisz on how social media affect journalism, education, law enforcement and other areas of society.
Students spread #CortoConElla (#BreakUpWithIt) decalogue on social networks and encourage honest decisions like “paying for copyrighted content” and “having a CV which clearly reflects my career and training.”
“It can’t be untrue, it was written by a Christian”, “At least the Gospel gets preached!”, and other weak excuses we are tempted to make.