If you weren’t aware, October has been National Anti-Bullying Month. When I hear the word “bully”, it sometimes seems harmless. I picture that kid on the movie A Christmas Story. The truth is that it’s not harmless. In recent years it’s even been taken to another level with technology to what is now called [...]
As the conversation continues about technology and the Church, those advocating it’s uses encounter a lot of objections. The objections interestingly seem to be pretty consistent. It came up again last night in a phone conversation and today online, and a question has been going through my mind for a while now . . . [...]
I’m sure there are Pastors out there getting the constant barrage of “we gotta be on Facebook”, “we gotta be on Twitter”, “we gotta get a better website”, so forth and so on. I’m also sure that many Pastors are also similarly asking “Why?” which is where the conversation is often taking a “nose-dive”. I [...]
If you’ve stopped into Facebook within the past week or turned on the news, you’ve probably seen and heard about big changes to the service format and features. You’ve probably seen opinions that range from extreme displeasure to not knowing what to think. It seems strange that a free internet service causes such huge stirs [...]
There’s been a lot of good discussion on Google+ lately in regards to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Catholics over the last week. Craig Berry then came out with a great post “Catholic SEO: A Failing Grade?” When it comes to how search engines and discovery works on the internet a lot of people get [...]
You may have been seeing these wacky-looking little images popping up everywhere. If you don’t know what they are, they are called QR Codes. Simply put, a QR Code is an image one can scan with their smartphone that directs the phone for a number of different purposes. Some of these directions can be: – [...]
Social networking services have added a great many benefit for individuals and organizations. But like anything, these benefits haven’t come without their share of problems and issues for some.
Interview with Father Nels Gjengdahl, Priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Discussion of social media use in the Catholic Church.
Last week, the Catholic ‘New Media’ world was abuzz with news that the Vatican had called for an international representation of bloggers to attend a first-ever conference on blogging being hosted in Rome.
Headlines from around the NET.