Tag : social media
News title : Christians Have Spread News Stories That Turned Out to Be False; Solutions Offered to Prevent Such Actions
summary : Like any other group in society, Christians have spread content on social media informing their networks on topics such as the decline of their religion or the latest law that could threaten their religious freedom. However, at least two of the stories have been proven to be fakes.
date : Jul 14, 2015 03:47 PM EDT
Filipina Maid Abby Luna title : 'Whipped' and 'Raped' Filipina Maids in Middle East Post Pleas on Facebook for Rescue from 'Abusive' Employers
summary : On two separate occasions, two Filipinas working in the Middle East under alleged abusive employers have used the social media to seek attention from authorities and rescue them from their abused condition.
date : Jul 13, 2015 01:59 AM EDT
Mark Zuckerberg title : Millions of Facebook Users Who Changed Their Profile Pictures to Rainbow Did Not Know They Were Part Of Behavioral Experiment
summary : An estimated three million Facebook users changed their profile pictures to a red equals sign or rainbow - the logo used by the Human Rights Campaign-in celebration of the controversial decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow gay marriages across the country on Friday.
date : Jul 01, 2015 05:49 PM EDT
Chinese New Year Celebration title : China Promotes Lunar New Year Celebrations on Social Media Despite Ban at Home; Watch Spring Festival Gala Online [CCTV]
summary : In an ironic twist to attract overseas viewers, the Chinese government is resorting to the use of social media to promote its annual Lunar New Year gala TV show, which airs on CCTV.
date : Feb 06, 2015 04:59 PM EST
Facebook and Instagram Down title : Facebook and Instagram Went Down, but Not Through Hackers
summary : Social media websites Facebook and Instagram went down early Tuesday morning, preventing people around the world from communicating through those channels.
date : Jan 27, 2015 04:50 PM EST
Kari Jobe Wedding title : Christian Recording Artist Kari Jobe Ties the Knot With Cody Carnes In Wedding
summary : Christian singer and recording artist Kari Jobe sent out a short message on social media that she has gotten married to worship leader Cody Carnes after just a few months of engagement.
date : Nov 21, 2014 08:09 PM EST
Twitter title : Twitter Changes Its Policies after Robin William's Daughter Zelda Bullied Off Web by Hateful Remarks
summary : Twitter has announced it will change its policies after Zelda Williams, the daughter of Robin Williams, quit social media after experiencing significant online abuse at the hands of several Twitter users.
date : Aug 15, 2014 11:39 AM EDT
Facebook Trumps Bible title : Report: American's Daily Bible Reading Habit on Decline Since Birth of Facebook
summary : In the digital age of social media, checking Facebook on a smart phones or tablets have become a daily custom. The Bible remains the best-selling book of all time and each year tops the number one spot, a record many Christians can be proud of. However, the number of users checking Facebook has now surpassed those who read the Bible by a significant percentage, according to new statistics.
date : Feb 07, 2014 03:18 PM EST
title : Grammys Gay Marriage Criticized by Conservatives as ''Blatant Attack on Religious Values'
summary : The Grammy's are known to be the biggest night in music; however, controversy arose from the 56th telecast when a series of couples were married, including same-sex couples in what seems to be a political statement by many Conservatives. The backlash followed immediately from many religions and Conservatives who viewed it as "both inappropriate for a music awards show and a blatant attack on religious values."
date : Jan 28, 2014 02:43 PM EST
title : Pope Francis Calls Social Media a “Gift from God”
summary : Pope Francis has been actively "tweeting" as the new head of the church when he was declared the new pope last year. Now he is labeling the Internet as a "gift from God," one that has the ability to reach multitudes with the right message.
date : Jan 25, 2014 11:45 AM EST
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