Church Needs to Do Some Sociological/Spiritual R&D with Social Media @human3rror #smchurch #wiredchurch

John Saddington has an article today that I just ate up.  It’s a call for the kind of attention to technology channels that moves WAY beyond the usual bandwagon “this is cool” , “try this and that and back to this”  approach. The Church’s future doesn’t sit with web technology alone, but it sure is important, and it’s going to Continue Reading

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Great article:The rise and fall of MySpace @MattGarrahan #myspace #wiredchurch

Many highlights that stood out for me: The company also prided itself on being able to respond quickly to the needs and demands of its community, but once Murdoch had set the $1bn revenue target, putting the MySpace community first became more ­difficult. According to former MySpace executives, the advertising on the site was making it less compelling for users. Continue Reading

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RT @gavoweb Facebook, MySpace Divide #churchsocial

Thanks Gavin for sharing this with us this morning,  and tweeting it for us.   Some choice tidbits: "I have friends who are white," says 19-year-old Diego Luna. "They are my white people friends and they are mostly on Facebook. That’s why I use Facebook. My brown people are on MySpace." The class laughs nervously at his description, and then they Continue Reading

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