At the end of June, I will be giving a half-day presentation to seminarians from St. Charles Seminary in Philadelphia on Social Media for the Center for the Study of Church Management, Villanova University. These seminarians are in their acolyte year, which they spend interning in parishes. The program takes place one day a week for [...]
by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 14, 2013
Facebook is still an important social network for teens, but their use of Facebook, (as well as Google+ and Twitter) has declined over the past few years according to a recently released report by investment bank Piper Jaffray.
by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on April 30, 2013
Websites are essential communication platforms for all organizations, institutions, communities and ministries. Using them effectively to carry out one’s mission takes thought and care.
“The only thing that is constant is change…” is a famous quote from Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived around 500 B.C. This is certainly true about Social Media. Google+, Twitter, and Facebook have made changes from their beginnings and they continue to do so. I think the newest changes to the Facebook pages can [...]
Did you know that Facebook gives posts with photos a higher “Edgerank”? That means they are more likely to be seen by your followers. Readers pay more attention to posts with pictures and FB can include ads with them. Posts with photos appear on more Timelines than posts which do not have pictures. (That’s right. [...]
by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on March 19, 2013
From the crowds outside the Pope’s balcony who were taking his picture with cell phones and iPads to the millions of people tweeting and posting comments on his election, this papal election was a new media event.