Facebook vs. the Good Book: Which Is More Popular?


FACEBOOK is ten years old, and the social media giant is celebrating—offering minute-long videos commemorating its users' experience on-line. The Facebook videos are popular this week, with people commenting on what they've learned about friends they know only through the Interwebs. Facebook has an estimated 757 million daily users—some 143 million in the United States and Canada.One interesting factoid uncovered by Associated Press:  About 400 billion photos have been shared on Facebook. Tha … [Read more...]

Dear Facebook: If This Isn’t Hate Speech, Then What Is?

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Last month, I and many of my friends filed a complaint with Facebook against an aggressively anti-Christian Facebook page titled “Virgin Mary Should’ve Aborted”.  Each of us received the following standardized response:"Thank you for taking the time to report something that you feel may violate our Community Standards. Reports like yours are an important part of making Facebook a safe and welcoming environment. We reviewed the page you reported for containing hate speech or symbols and found … [Read more...]

Facebook Is a Charleston Door

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Charleston, South Carolina is a traveler’s delight, a swath of historical homes and fragrant gardens along the eastern seaboard.  Its tree-lined streets feature homes in the Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival and Italianate style alongside Victorian mansions and Adamesque estates.Visiting our son this week in South Carolina, my husband and I spent a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon walking and driving through Charleston’s lower peninsula.  There, Spanish moss drips from live oaks and brigh … [Read more...]