Personal and Professional Use of Social Media

Personal and Professional Use of Social Media

Social media use is really increasing, not just among the general population but also at work for both personal and professional reasons. A recent survey found the following results: LinkedIn was the top site for professional social networking in 2009, followed by...

LDS Church Page on Facebook

The LDS Church page on Facebook has a new name. You can go there directly at facebook.com/lds. There are now 281,840 people who like the Church’s page. You may want to recommend it to your friends. In yesterday’s article, I mentioned how you can help...

Social Media

Social media is now the #1 activity on the Web. (Hitwise reports that Facebook has overtaken Google as the most popular Web site in the USA.) eMarketer estimates that nearly 60% of Internet users will use a social network at least once a month this year. And it’s more...
LDS Church Page on Facebook Grows

LDS Church Page on Facebook Grows

This weekend, the Facebook page of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“the Mormons”) passed 200,000 fans. Interested in getting started on Facebook yourself? Need to teach someone else how to get started? Watch this easy-to-understand video...

Mormon Scholars Testify, and Vertical Testimony Sites

BYU Professor Daniel Peterson and Scott Gordon FAIR have launched a new website with the testimonies of Mormon scholars: Mormon Scholars Testify. Bro. Peterson explained his rationale to the Church News: “I hope to gather up testimonies from, well, Mormon...

Comparison of Social Media Sites

Posts over the last few weeks have talked about using social media for sharing the gospel and staying connected with friends. But how do you decide which social media site(s) to use? Below is a quick review of each of the major social platforms. Facebook Primarily...
Use of Social Networks

Use of Social Networks

Social networks continue to climb in popularity around the world. The study “Power to the People: Social Media Tracker” found that the percentage of US Internet users with a social network profile grew 16% from 2008 to 2009. Today, 59% of active Web users (those with...

LDSMediaTalk Page on Facebook

We invite you Like the new LDSMediaTalk page on Facebook at facebook.com/mediatalk. You can then have our blog posts appear on your Facebook wall.
What is a Twintern?

What is a Twintern?

This morning Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) tweeted about A Day in the Life of a Twintern. The article immediately caught my eye since it’s a story about Pizza Hut’s first official “twintern” – Alexa Robinson. As a twintern – “an intern in charge of their companies’...

LDSMediaTalk on Facebook

LDSMediaTalk now has a page on Facebook. See the discussion tab to share ideas on what you’d like to see on LDSMediaTalk. Become a fan to receive periodic updates.

Usernames for Facebook Pages

In May 2009, Facebook became the most popular US social networking site, just barely surpassing MySpace’s number of unique visitors. Facebook now allows you to choose a username for your user page. For example, rather than the Web address (URL)being a...

LDS Application on Facebook

If you haven’t added the LDS App on Facebook, you should check it out. It allows you to include on Facebook some of your LDS interests and background. You have the option whether or not to include the information on your personal profile. New features: Share...
Facebook is Huge

Facebook is Huge

Every day, the social networking giant Facebook is becoming a larger part of the overall Internet experience. More than 175 million people have joined since its founding in 2005, and its users contribute millions of pieces of content every day. Every day in February...
Top Sites for Women: Online Communities

Top Sites for Women: Online Communities

In February 2008, it was reported that comScore ranked Women’s Communities as the fastest growing category of sites on the Internet, growing 35% from Dec 06 to Dec 07.  Below is a list of the top Web sites, at that time, in that category: comScore MediaMetrix...

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