Here are a few highlights from this weekend’s General Conference as told in GIFs.
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When it comes to LDS people and Facebook status updates or photos, what are the boundaries? Should ward members or bishops ever intervene if someone’s status updates or photos violate LDS standards? Or should people consider Facebook friendships a privilege they should treat with respect by not policing each others’ behavior? What if someone was […]
If you’re like me, you’ve probably read a gushy line like this on Facebook: Lately I’ve been thinking about how incredibly awesome my husband is. I’m so grateful for my best friend and all that he does for our family, he’s gonna make the best dad ever! Love you husband!! “Best Friend”? Really? Isn’t that […]
There have been many changes to LDS missions in the last year: ages for both men and women being lowered, a surge in the number of missionaries serving, the numbers of women increasing to nearly 50% of the total pool, and now the announcement that missionaries will begin to use social media in chapels as […]
Some people have lots of Facebook friends. Some people are more selective. People with over 1000 friends have occasionally been called Facebook hos. There are probably Facebook hermits, too. And there are even Facebook avoiders among us. Where do you fall in the spectrum of Facebook friendliness? Discuss.
On the affirmative side, closed groups for comments, questions and discussion have drawn away huge numbers of commenters from a number of sites on all spectrums. In addition, the feedback, comment structure and immediacy seem to appeal to many. On the con side, well, who is arguing against this point? Other than the fact that […]
I am a Facebook Ho, self-defined as someone with >500 Facebook friends. Most of the status updates I see fall into the following categories: proud parenting moments, political rants, food talk, Stuart Smalley style affirmations, and a few things actually worth reading. What are your friends saying this week? Here are a few comments from […]
Andrew S’s recent post about what makes a good discussion resulted in some feedback that for some of our Wheat & Tares audience, using the “dislike” button seems like a way for people to bully unpopular opinions into silence and that at times the dislike button is used based on the person vs. the merit […]
No doubt, Facebook has changed all our lives in making it easier to stay in touch with friends across distances and to reconnect with friends from different phases of our lives. It has also created a subculture with its own code of behavior, social niceties and infractions. Some unforeseen benefits to Facebook that you may […]
Last week I was invited to join a facebook “event” – A Virtual “March of Millions” in Solidarity with Egyptian Protestors. How exciting it looked, with its fanpage and impassioned wall posts! “Egypt, you are the family of all nations,” one supporter wrote, “and we stand by you in your struggle for freedom and democracy. As […]