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.
I have been amazingly indecisive about which comment system I use on this blog. I have tried the native Wordpress system, Disqus, Intense Debate, Livefyre and one or two others. Currently, I am back with Disqus.
I recently made the switch from using Bufferapp as my primary mechanism for Tweet buffering. I now use Timely for reasons discuss here.
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 […]
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 […]
Gutenberg could not have imagined the speed of communication today. The church has the opportunity to use this speed to proclaim the Gospel.
I’m relatively new to Twitter, but I did just passed a milestone. This morning I sent out my 1,000th Tweet: RT @artiedavis: Giving away 10-Copies! of @scottwilliams new book: Diversity here> http://ow.ly/4LYAI. Just RT this, and leave comment. — Mark McIntyre (@mhmcintyre) May 3, 2011 In the grand scheme of things, this is not a […]
Social media appear to be here to stay. The church has the responsibility to use social media tools to fulfill her mission. This post provides 6 reasons in support of the use of social media.