So while running the risk of alienating many or all of my followers, I have decided that I will do a mass unfollow and then only follow accounts that will be helpful for me to get news, information, and encouragement.
After about 3 minutes of internet research on the subject, I decided to no longer use the Disqus comment system on this blog. I had no serious problems with Disqus. The service was free and it worked well. Yet, I found some reasons to turn off Disqus and I think they are strong enough to … Read more
A few days ago I read a story about a man with 100,000 Twitter followers who took his own life. I know nothing about his history or the reasons behind the suicide. But I am struck by sadness that none of the 100,000 “friends” was close enough to prevent this tragedy. I often hear that … Read more
I’m relatively new to Twitter, but I did just passed a milestone. This morning I sent out my 1,000th Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/mhmcintyre/status/65411548939681796 In the grand scheme of things, this is not a huge accomplishment. But I do believe that social media are going to be around for a while and the Church needs to employ them … Read more