Tag Archive for: social media

Does Christian Celebrity Need a Cure? – ‘Christianity Today’s’ Katelyn Beaty

US journalist Katelyn Beaty reflects on the Christian celebrity culture origin, Jesus’ relationship to fame and the lost art of contentment.

When You Can’t Unfriend…

Problems are part of life, aren’t they – so why run away from them? Why unfriend problems? Brian Harris writes

2022 in Review: New Milestones, and What Broke The Internet

McCrindle reviews the year that was, with social changes, major milestones, and the crazes that ‘broke the internet’.

Here’s Why Jesus Doesn’t Need More Influencers

When “living your own truth” rules the day, it can be difficult to share faith. How can we make Jesus seem attractive without being pushy?

Todd Sampson Wants Us to Take a Good, Hard Look at the Internet’s Impact on Our Lives

The ad guy from ‘Gruen’ returns with ‘Mirror Mirror’ Season 2, showing us what our online obsession is actually doing to us.

Why We Love the Corn Kid So Much

Uncorrupted by the trials of life, yet to become cynical, this kid innocently expresses his love for something as simple as corn covered in butter.

Gen Z: The Tik Tok Generation Who Care About Ending Racism & Climate Change

The world which educators are preparing students for is changing, but so too is the world these students are being shaped in.

Social Media Loses Trust as Source of News: Report

A new study reveals that Australians are turning away from social media platforms for a specific type of content.

Mission, Ministry and Maliciousness in the Metaverse

Stephen McAlpine shares his reflections on the kinds of experiences we can expect from mission and ministry in the ‘Metaverse’.

Are You Living The Anaesthetised Life?

A rich and satisfying life doesn’t come from spending hours endlessly scrolling through social media. It comes through knowing Jesus.

Gen Z, Trust & Tiktok: Why Time Is Up for Corporate Spin

A neuroscientist has spent years studying what builds trust between individuals. His findings are remarkable and yet surprisingly simple.

Online Influencers Are Yesterday’s News… Welcome to the Creator Economy

The creator economy involves the proliferating number of individuals who are making an earning by using social media to share their skills and knowledge.

Friends, I Beg You: Stop Passing on Covid Information You’re Not Qualified to Understand

Too many of us are taking on the task of interpreting medical and public health data and procedures we have no knowledge about.

How Social Media Is Capitalising on Its Youngest Users

Social media e-commerce is on the rise and the trends are clear: the younger the user, the more likely they are to spend through social media.

Relax. You Don’t Need to Have an Opinion on Everything

Beware the twin fallacies of omniscience and omnicompetence that lead us to believe we’re competent to judge and speak.

Friends Again: Why Facebook Backed Down

Less than a week after the social media giant cancelled the news in Australia, Facebook has again opened its doors to publishers.

Facebook Ban: What Does it Mean For Your Feed?

Facebook lost a lot of friends in Australia when it banned the sharing of news content on its services.

Is TikTok OK For My Kids? Psychologist Collett Smart Helps You Decide

Given over 30 per cent of TikTok users are adolescents, parents need to think carefully about whether it is suitable for their children.