Facebook Live—the new feature on Facebook which allows users to live stream from their mobile devices (for now iOS and Android only) is part of Facebook’s effort to dominate the video market. If you are on Facebook, you may already be noticing more videos. You may never stream on Facebook Live, but it is likely […]

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Facebook Live for Ministry-Part 1

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 21, 2016

in Facebook

Facebook Live is a new feature that allows users to live stream on its platform.  Have you heard about it? It was first rolled out to verified users: select brands, media outlets and celebrities in 2015. In February 2016, it became available to all U.S. users who have iOS or Android mobile devices.

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Have You Reacted Yet?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 14, 2016

in Facebook

Earlier this year, Facebook added 5 additional “reactions” to Like. These allow us to react to any post in a more nuanced way. Now, in addition to Liking a post by giving it the thumbs-up sign, we can show that we love it, or indicate that it “wowed us,” made us laugh, sad or angry […]

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News on Twitter

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 7, 2016

in Twitter

Twitter is one of my favorite “news” tools. Notice, I did not say “social media” tools. Apple is now classifying Twitter as a “news” app rather than a social media app. This makes sense when we realize that Twitter is about real time happenings.

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SnapChat Explained to Adults

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 24, 2016

in Uncategorized

Every once in a while someone asks me about SnapChat.  It is a mobile app that is very popular with teenagers.  Its most intriguing feature is that messages disappear 10 seconds after being read and public posts disappear after 24 hours.  I have downloaded it to my phone and have an account.  However, my teenage […]

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Social Media Ministry Engagement

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 17, 2016

in Uncategorized

We hear over and over again that an engaging and welcoming online presence is essential if we want to connect with and influence our members both current and potential. This means we need a quality website and an engaging social media presence.

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