Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook homophobia video says Eucharist smells like hate Comments 0

Monday, April 16th, 2018

A video on homophobia posted in Facebook that parodies the Eucharist and says it tastes “like cardboard” and smells “like hate” has drawn criticism from Bishop John Keenan of Paisley. He said the video posted by BBC Scotland “is ridiculing and demeaning the faith of ordinary Catholics, especially at a time when Catholics are experiencing Read more

Facebook apologises for blocking Catholic content Comments 0

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologised and said Facebook “made a mistake” in blocking a Catholic theology degree advertisement by Franciscan University of Steubenville. He said the ad had been blocked erroneously and did not violate terms of service. The ad, which featured a crucifix, was rejected over Easter on the grounds that its content Read more

Time to regulate the internet Comments 0

Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Privacy: When something is free, we are the product. Mark Zuckerberg might believe the world is better without privacy. He’s wrong. It will be fantastically satisfying to see the boy genius flayed. All the politicians—ironically, in search of a viral moment—will lash Mark Zuckerberg from across the hearing room. They will corner Facebook’s founding bro, Read more

Slavery, profits and technology titans Comments 0

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Global “titans of technology” are forcing workers into a form of slavery, says Britain’s trade union leader Frances O’Grady. Speaking to a two-day summit of Catholic and labour movement leaders at the Vatican last Friday, O’Grady said the world needs a new figure like Cardinal Manning. (Manning was influential in setting the modern-day Catholic Church Read more

God only knows what Facebook is doing to children’s brains Comments 0

Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, gave me a candid insider’s look at how social networks purposely hook and potentially hurt our brains. Be smart: Parker’s I-was-there account provides priceless perspective in the rising debate about the power and effects of the social networks, which now have scale and reach unknown in human history. He’s Read more

6-year-old’s performance in church choir gets 28 million views Comments 0

Monday, November 6th, 2017

The joyful spirit of a six-year-old girl has attracted 28 million views, and counting, after her mother shared a video of her daughter performing a church choir on Facebook. Loren Patterson enthusiastic performance in a church choir stole the show.  Have look at the video (Click on the picture. You may need to turn off the mute.) . Related Read more

Bishop’s social media post teaches debating religion Comments 0

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Facebook and other social media platforms reach millions of people each year. “You’ll see a lot of energy around religious issues … often angry … but very little argument,” US Bishop, Robert Barron says. His Facebook talk “How to have a religious argument” aims to teach people how to argue better on the internet.Read more Read more

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook can play a role that churches once filled Comments 0

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Mark Zuckerberg says he wants Facebook users to start playing a similar role to pastors in churches; bringing communities together. “People who go to church are more likely to volunteer and give to charity — not just because they’re religious, but because they’re part of a community,” he said. “A church doesn’t just come together. It Read more

Pope and Facebook founder – communication technologies could alleviate poverty and encourage hope Comments 0

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Facebook and similar communications’ technologies could be used to alleviate poverty, encourage the culture of encounter and bring a message of hope, especially to the most disadvantaged. This week’s meeting at the Vatican between Pope Francis and Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of social networking giant Facebook, looked at ways to achieve this. The meeting Read more

Silicon Valley’s Hippest Church Is Going Public Comments 0

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Facebook’s the way to go to entice the young and the hip to church. Use startup buzzwords, a slick website and catchy music. That seems to be the current answer to the question: How do you market religion to the worker who has everything? At Easter, C3 Silicon Valley (C3SV) — an independent offshoot of Read more