Staying Safe on Social Media

Staying Safe on Social Media

Children and teenagers use social media as a way to share information and connect with other people. Sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter have become a predominant forum to present themselves, seek approval, and describe their interests. They use these sites to...
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...
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...
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...
You Don’t Have to Leave Social Media

You Don’t Have to Leave Social Media

From the entire article “You Don’t Have to Leave Social media—And Here’s Why.” We love the discussion happening about social media. It’s addicting. Consuming. Numbing. Our behaviors have reached almost a “compulsive” level. But something...
Share the Gospel through Social Media

Share the Gospel through Social Media

In this video, LDS Apostles exhort and invite members to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and our faith of Him through social media efforts. When we share the gospel through social media, we are sharing a message of light and truth in a world that is becoming ever...
5 Ways to Make Your Facebook Account Safer (Without Deleting It)

5 Ways to Make Your Facebook Account Safer (Without Deleting It)

Some people are scared by the recent news about some Facebook data that was used by a political consulting firm inappropriately. A few celebrities even started a #DeleteFacebook hashtag. But short of deleting your Facebook account, there are things you can do to...
I Just Can’t Count on Facebook or Twitter Anymore

I Just Can’t Count on Facebook or Twitter Anymore

I used to be able to write an article on LDS365.com and post a teaser about it on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ and it would reach my 6,800 followers on Facebook and my 46,000 followers on Twitter and my 2,500 followers on Google+. But those social networks are now...
Are You Seeing LDS Media Talk on Facebook?

Are You Seeing LDS Media Talk on Facebook?

If you follow LDS Media Talk on Facebook, with the recent changes Facebook made in what it shows to users, you may not be seeing all of our articles. Here’s what you can do about it. What has changed on Facebook? In January, Facebook changed its algorithms to...

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