Members & Friends Connected with LDS General Conference

Members & Friends Connected with LDS General Conference

On April 5-6, millions of people from nearly every country in the world watched LDS General Conference in meetinghouses, on the Internet, with mobile apps, on TV, on radio, on Facebook, and on Youtube. Here is a list of all the ways people could watch conference. The...
Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Social media users often categorize their posts by using hashtags, which are words prefixed with a hash (#) sign. These subject tags can be searched on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and Tumblr to find information about a given...
Electronic Messages

Electronic Messages

Electronic messages, such as email, texts, tweets, and social media posts, are a great way to communicate–especially when you don’t need an immediate answer. You can send the message and then let the person read and respond when convenient. They are also helpful...
Connected Members: LDS General Conference October 2013

Connected Members: LDS General Conference October 2013

Last weekend, millions of people from 216 countries used the Internet, satellite, and TV to watch, listen to, and read LDS General Conference in 95 languages. That translation and interpretation miracle made it possible for 97% of the Church’s 15 million members...
Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Social media users often categorize their posts by using hashtags, which are words prefixed with a hash (#) sign. These subject tags can be searched on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and Tumblr to find information about a given...
LDS General Conference Trivia

LDS General Conference Trivia

With LDS General Conference coming up this weekend, I thought it would be fun to post a few trivia questions. Question #1: When did the Church first begin interpreting general conference and what were the first languages? Answer: October 1961 in Dutch, German, Samoan,...
Get Live Updates from LDS Relief Society General Meeting

Get Live Updates from LDS Relief Society General Meeting

You can get live updates, quotes, highlight videos, and images from the Relief Society general meeting on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6:00 p.m. by following the Church Twitter account @LDSChurch and the Church’s Facebook page. You can then retweet and share these...

How the Church Uses Social Media

In the video below, Elisa Scharton, Shalyn Back, and Fernando Camilo talk about how the Church is using several of the Social Media platforms. Learn how to Share content from the Mormon Channel. Share on Facebook and how to choose your message and your audience for...
Connected: LDS General Conference

Connected: LDS General Conference

This weekend Mormons and friends from around the world used the Internet to watch LDS General Conference and to connect with each other. Just how connected are they? Although they may not be the most connected people on the web, they have clearly embraced it as a...
Tweet #ldsconf for LDS General Conference

Tweet #ldsconf for LDS General Conference

If you share information about LDS General Conference, remember to use the hashtag #ldsconf on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and Tumblr. Over the last few years, Twitter users have used the subject tag #ldsconf when tweeting information...
Resolution #9: Use Social Media Responsibly

Resolution #9: Use Social Media Responsibly

When interacting on social media, some people feel they can say or do anything. But I urge you to think twice about what you post or tweet to be sure you are acting responsibly. Don’t say or do something online that you wouldn’t say or do in the physical...
Tweet #ldsconf for LDS General Conference

Tweet #ldsconf for LDS General Conference

If you tweet about LDS General Conference, remember to use the hashtag #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...
What Kind of Links are Most Popular on Twitter?

What Kind of Links are Most Popular on Twitter?

There are 340 million tweets every day on Twitter. So how do you make your tweets stand out from the rest? Diffbot analyzed 750,000 links posted to Twitter in order to answer 3 basic questions: What are we sharing? Which sites are we using? What languages are we...
Sharing the Gospel through Social Media

Sharing the Gospel through Social Media

New technologies give us more and more ways to further the work of the Lord. The following is the article “Sharing the Gospel through Social Media” by J. Aaron Black, New Era, September 2012. (See the PDF layout of this article.) How many times have you...
Twitter Timing Infographic

Twitter Timing Infographic

The following infographic from Lemon.ly shows the times of day when Twitter users are the most active. This may be useful information to know when the best time is to tweet. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the best time to tweet, at least this data lets...

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