Getting Wise About Facebook

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Bill Keller, op-ed columnist for and former executive editor of The New York Times, has written an intriguing piece about Facebook: “Wising Up to Facebook.”  The title reveals the tone of the column: leaning toward critical, but not altogether negative. Keller begins with a predictable blast against Facebook’s approach to privacy (or the lack thereof): [Read More...]

USA Today: Facebook can’t replace face-to-face conversation

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A recent column in USA Today claims that Facebook can’t replace face-to-face conversation. The authors, Ed Keller and Brad Fay, of the KellerFay Group, claim to base their conclusions on six years of research, including more than 2 million conversations (?). They have found, for example: •75% of conversations in the U.S. (and even more [Read More...]

Would Jesus Have a Facebook Page? No . . .

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Part 3 of series: Would Jesus Have a Facebook Page? A couple of days ago, I raised the question: Would Jesus have a Facebook page? Yesterday, I answered in the affirmative, giving reasons why Jesus, if he lived today, would have a Facebook page. Today, I want to regroup and offer some thoughts on why [Read More...]

Would Jesus Have a Facebook Page? Yes . . .

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Part 2 of series: Would Jesus Have a Facebook Page? In one of yesterday’s posts, I asked the question: Would Jesus have a Facebook page? I was moved to ask this question by a statement in a USA Today article on technology in the church. In this article, Drew Goodmanson, the CEO of a company [Read More...]


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