Posts Tagged ‘instagram’

Keep Instagram for kids far far away from children

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

The Christian mystic and philosopher Simone Weil wrote that “Attention, taken to its highest degree, is the same thing as prayer.” Indeed, we can only love something insofar as we direct our pure, generous attention toward it—be that to God, to a neighbour or to ourselves. And in a world that so hungrily demands it, Read more

Facebook is out of control. If it were a country it would be North Korea

Monday, July 6th, 2020

There is no power on this earth that is capable of holding Facebook to account. No legislature, no law enforcement agency, no regulator. The US Congress has failed. The EU has failed. When the Federal Trade Commission fined it a record $5bn for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its stock price actually went Read more

Lady Gaga takes Catholic blog to task over celebrity faith

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Singer Lady Gaga has taken issue with a Catholic blog that posed questions about celebrities sharing their faith in public. Catholic Link editor Becky Roach recently posted an item titled “From Lady Gaga to Steph Curry: 5 Things to Remember when Celebrities Share Their Faith.” This came after Gaga has recently posted online two pictures Read more

Pope hits 1 million Instagram followers in 12 hours

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Pope Francis hit one million Instagram followers in only 12 hours after launching his account on Saturday. The pontiff’s first post is a photo of him kneeling in prayer with the message “pray for me” in nine languages. The pope’s Instagram account, with the handle “Franciscus,” broke a record for getting one million followers — Read more

Forget about Christian names – what your instagram name?

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

BabyCenter just released the results of its annual Baby Names Survey… but we don’t care about any of that. What is interesting, however, is just how much growth we’re seeing in names that just so happen to be Instagram filters. Pop culture has always been a big influencer in baby naming. But this year, we’re seeing Read more