Category: social media

Yes you can use ❤️ emoji hashtags, but …

Yes you can use ❤️ emoji hashtags, but …

What’s the deal with using hashtags that have emojis? A recent innovative use of an #️⃣emoji hashtag #✌🏼️on🌎 got me curious about how it works, and the short of is this (at the time of this writing)—only Instagram fully-supports emoji hashags; not Twitter or Facebook...

I love real-time updates and open information

I love real-time updates and open information

This is why I use the Internet and social media the way that I do. Undoubtedly we have already seen how powerful the Internet and the social media is, with real world-changing things like Arab Spring (social media overturning governments), memes that...

First Global Faith-inspired Hackathon in 13 Cities Worldwide: October 2-4, 2015

First Global Faith-inspired Hackathon in 13 Cities Worldwide: October 2-4, 2015

For Immediate Release Code for the Kingdom, a Leadership Network initiative, is gearing up for its first ever global hackathon to be held on October 2-4, 2015. This global hackathon will be held simultaneously in 13 cities around the world in collaboration with Indigitous, local organizers...

Get Better at Social Media + Online Ministry

2 most valuable events for church & ministry leaders coming up = 1 offline conference + 1 online conference. The Digital Ministry Conference is designed to empower individuals with the vision, knowledge, and relationships necessary to be thoughtful stewards of digital technologies for...

Why Planting New Churches for Millennials and the World is Vital

Why Planting New Churches for Millennials and the World is Vital

I’m en route to Tampa for the Exponential East 2015 church planting conference this week and have a few thoughts to share. This annual event, now bi-coastal and twice a year, has unarguably been instrumental in equipping and inspiring and mobilizing people and...

Real Changed Lives of Everyday People

Everyone has a story to tell. Even though not everyone is a great storyteller, there are ways to tell one’s story in an engaging way, I think. Stories of everyday people can be presented in a compelling way and the best instance...

How Frequently Should Churches Really Post On Social Media?

How Frequently Should Churches Really Post On Social Media?

[a guest post by Jeremy Smith, author of “By The Numbers: A Longitudinal Study on the Digital Ministry of America’s Largest Churches“] There is this notion floating around which has gained ground that a magic number exists for how frequently a church...

Hey brands, don’t delete your Twitter account when rebranding!

Hey brands, don’t delete your Twitter account when rebranding!

Even though your company or organization can very quickly change its Twitter username (aka handle or ID), that doesn’t mean you should change it on your next branding campaign without some forethought. (I’ve personally encountered old dangling usernames more than a dozen times!...