Congregational Community On-Line - Twitter & Facebook 2010


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An overview of using social media in a faith-based setting featuring twitter and Facebook. Facebook tutorials are listed at the end of the presentation

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Congregational Community On-Line - Twitter & Facebook 2010

  1. 1. Congregational Community On-Line: Facebook, Blogs, Social Networking & the Face to Face Connection Deb Nystrom - 12-12-2010
  2. 2. Social Media is not New <ul><li>Lascaux cave paintings </li></ul><ul><li>17,300 years old, estim. </li></ul><ul><li>an account of past hunting success or… </li></ul><ul><li>a mystical ritual in order to improve future hunting endeavors </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples of extra-Biblical confirmation of Biblical events <ul><li>Fall of Samaria (2 Kings 17:3-6, 24; 18:9-11) </li></ul><ul><li>to Sargon II, king of Assyria </li></ul><ul><li>as recorded on his palace walls </li></ul>
  4. 4. Extra-Biblical confirmation of Biblical events <ul><li>The existence of Jesus Christ as recorded by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Josephus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suetonius </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thallus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pliny the Younger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Talmud and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lucian </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Twitter & Tweet-Ups
  6. 6. Twitter & Tweet-Ups
  7. 7. King of Kings on Facebook Group Page
  8. 8. What has made Facebook compelling <ul><li>… is the focus on real personal identities, connections to a shared history and experience. </li></ul><ul><li>… the network … surfaces more relevant and popular content in the news feed… </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Facebook is completely personalized. Every time you visit, you get a unique personal experience.&quot; -- Facebook CTO Bret Taylor, recent interview with Forbes </li></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Facebook Profile Page
  10. 10. The Facebook Business Page
  11. 11. An Introvert’s Facebook Profile Page
  12. 12. How Do You Change the World? <ul><li>Start by entering the conversation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in your blogs, in your chat rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in your networks, in your music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in your poems, in your art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in your families, and in your communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tell your story </li></ul><ul><li>Let your voice be heard </li></ul>
  13. 13. How Do You Change the World? <ul><li>Start something in your own way and in your own voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Start a conversation that will spread, that will continue, that will penetrate the hearts and minds of the power brokers. </li></ul><ul><li>Those in high places will join us. They will, as Saul of old, see the vision and join the conversation. </li></ul>
  14. 14. How Do You Change the World? <ul><li>Perhaps in fulfillment of ancient prophecy, those with ears to hear will find each other, and they who are confused will recognize the voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Interrupt your own broadcast to begin the conversation. </li></ul><ul><li>Let it begin with you; let it begin now. Spread the Good News! </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Ray Matthews, </li></ul><ul><li>November 28, 2004 </li></ul>
  15. 16. Facebook News <ul><li>Facebook had only 100 million users just over 2 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Today Facebook announced that it has passed the 500 million user mark and continues to grow strongly </li></ul><ul><li>Despite its privacy issues that have dominated the popular press </li></ul><ul><li>It is not unlikely that the 1 Billion users will be the next major milestone. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently its revenues are on target to exceed over $1 billion for 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: jeffbullas on July 22, 2010 </li></ul>
  16. 17. Tutorials on Facebook <ul><li>Natalie’s Tutorials on YouTube - Free </li></ul><ul><li>High Quality Facebook Tutorial - How to Sign Up‬ 3:02 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>High Quality Facebook Tutorial - Personal Profile Page, Group or Business Page? 2:10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The purpose of a personal page is to give you a means to communicate and share info with friends (status, news….) </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>‪ High Quality Facebook Tutorial: Sharing an Event on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>High Quality Facebook Tutorial - How To Tag or Mention Others </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial: How to quickly upload a Photo to Facebook.‬ </li></ul><ul><li>how to upload a photo on facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Another author: </li></ul><ul><li>‪ How to upload pictures (a photo album) to Facebook‬ </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Also see the full list of tutorials on (Membership Fee required) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$25.00/month / $37.50/month </li></ul></ul>