Church of England Social Media Guidelines

Church of England Social Media Guidelines

The Church of England is encouraging individuals and churches to sign a voluntary pledge to help make social media and the web more widely positive places for conversations. Whether you use Facebook or you are commenting on a news article, we all have different views,...
Keeping Kids Safe Online

Keeping Kids Safe Online

June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety. This article provides a few general tips to keep your kids safe online,...
10 Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media

10 Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media

Teaching your kids to be safe on social media is very important. Most kids and teens spend hours online each day and we need to understand what they are experiencing and help them stay safe. June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share...
Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidelines on screen time for children: Kids under 5 should not spend more than 1 hour watching screens every day—and less is better. Infants under 1 should not view screens at all. These guidelines are similar...
Apostles Use Instagram to Share Savior’s Message

Apostles Use Instagram to Share Savior’s Message

President Russell M. Nelson, along with his counselors in the First Presidency and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, can use Instagram to share the light of Jesus Christ and personal experiences that have taught them about the principles of the gospel....
Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Many social media sites let you categorize your posts by using hashtags. Hashtags consist of a pound sign (#) followed by a key word(s). These subject tags can be searched on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and...
Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World

Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World

In the magazine article “Teaching with Tech: Engaging Youth in a Digital World,” Brian K. Ashton, second counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, explains how technology can be an ally rather than an enemy in the classroom. Our youth have been...
Members’ Help Needed to Create Gospel Messages Online

Members’ Help Needed to Create Gospel Messages Online

“More needs to be done to increase awareness of, access to and confidence in trusted resources by Latter-day Saints and seekers of truth,” said Elder Kevin W. Pearson of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he spoke today at...
Teaching Kids to Be Digitally Literate

Teaching Kids to Be Digitally Literate

“If your idea of teaching kids to be digitally savvy means showing them how to avoid phishing scams, create unbreakable passwords and stay off pornographic websites — then experts say you’ve got a lot to learn.” That’s the lead paragraph in the...
President Nelson Challenges LDS Youth in Worldwide Devotional

President Nelson Challenges LDS Youth in Worldwide Devotional

In Sunday night’s worldwide devotional with youth, President Nelson challenged the youth of the Church to take a week-long break from social media, sacrifice their time, repent, pray, and stand out from the world. “Would you like to be a big part of the greatest...
National Delete Snapchat Day, June 1

National Delete Snapchat Day, June 1

Today is National Delete Snapchat Day, a grassroots effort to #SaveTheKids from the destructive side of modern technology. Youth advocate Collin Kartchner posted the following on Instagram: Enough is enough. This app is a disaster. Time to say goodbye, Snapchat. You...
101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online

101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online

Need some good ideas on how to ‪#‎HastenTheWork using the internet and social media? Larry Richman has compiled some easy, practical ideas into a book titled 101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online. It is an easy-to-read, 80-page book that has 62 color illustrations....
LDS General Conference Weekend #ldsconf

LDS General Conference Weekend #ldsconf

Over the last few years, Twitter users have used the subject tag #ldsconf when tweeting information about LDS General Conference. In Twitter language, these subject tags are called hashtags. (Learn more about the #ldsconf hashtag.) Joel Dehlin’s Weblog provides...

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