Category: Digital Discipleship

Digital Discipleship, Part 3: Facebook (Friends, Messages, Groups, Pages, and Privacy)

It’s impossible to hide from Facebook – no matter how hard some people try. It’s the grand-daddy of all social media, and (while opinions are polarized on its usefulness), more people use Facebook in the US than any other social network. In case you’re not in the know, Facebook is more than just posting status updates. Hit the break below to see how most people are using Facebook.


Digital Discipleship, Part 2: The Pillars of Online Communication

In our first post, we discovered a startling fact: students are online longer than most adults work a full-time job. But, this week, we learn a new (and very surprising) statistic: about 74% of parents have no idea what their students do online. And don’t think that students are entirely off the hook on this statistic: the same study says 46% of students mentioned “changing their behavior” if their parents knew what they were doing.

I don’t know about you, but to me… that’s troubling.