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Keeping Teens Safe on Twitter

Keeping Teens Safe on Twitter

Like other large social media networks, Twitter comes with possible risks. Here are a few practices that can help keep teens safe on Twitter. Talk to your teens about what they post and the amount of personal information they share online. While Tweets can be...
LDS General Conference on Social Media

LDS General Conference on Social Media

The Church plans to publish social media messages during LDS General Conference on the Church’s Facebook page (facebook.com/LDS) and Twitter account (@LDSchurch). We invite you to share these messages with your friends. Facebook Memes with quotes from the First...
Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Social media users often categorize their posts by using hashtags, which are words prefixed with a hash (#) sign. These subject tags can be searched on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and Tumblr to find information about a given...
President Thomas S. Monson’s First Tweet

President Thomas S. Monson’s First Tweet

Today, President Thomas S. Monson (@ThomasSMonson) posted his first Tweet: “Love is the very essence of the gospel, and Jesus Christ is our Exemplar.” Elder M. Russell Ballard (@BallardMRussell) was the first apostle to post a Tweet back in May. Two days...
Using the Internet in LDS Church Callings

Using the Internet in LDS Church Callings

The Church recently updated Handbook 2 with additional guidelines about the Internet (see chapter 21.1.22). The updated guidelines clarify that members may create websites, blogs, and social media profiles to assist with their callings. The new guidelines read as...
Elder Bednar: The Gospel and Social Media

Elder Bednar: The Gospel and Social Media

Today at Education Week, Elder David A. Bednar delivered an address “To Sweep the Earth As With A Flood.” He explained that technology and social media are gifts from God that will allow us—as we use them properly—to further His work in remarkable ways. We...
The Gospel and Social Media

The Gospel and Social Media

What do you know about the gospel and social media? 1. Does the Church discourage social media? 2. Is technology good or evil? 3. Do Apostles tweet? You’re invited to watch Elder David A Bednar’s talk as he encourages the best uses of social media and...
2 New LDS Church History Twitter Accounts

2 New LDS Church History Twitter Accounts

The Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched two new accounts on Twitter: @ChurchHistory. Follow this account for information and events in LDS Church history. On June 27, for example, they tweeted the events of the...
LDS Apostle Tweets

LDS Apostle Tweets

Now you can follow the words of LDS leaders through Twitter. Elder M. Russell Ballard now has an official Twitter account and he tweeted the following message after his Church Education System fireside on Sunday: “Thank you to all who tuned in to the devotional....
Members & Friends Connected with LDS General Conference

Members & Friends Connected with LDS General Conference

On April 5-6, millions of people from nearly every country in the world watched LDS General Conference in meetinghouses, on the Internet, with mobile apps, on TV, on radio, on Facebook, and on Youtube. Here is a list of all the ways people could watch conference. The...
Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Hashtags for LDS General Conference

Social media users often categorize their posts by using hashtags, which are words prefixed with a hash (#) sign. These subject tags can be searched on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and Tumblr to find information about a given...
Electronic Messages

Electronic Messages

Electronic messages, such as email, texts, tweets, and social media posts, are a great way to communicate–especially when you don’t need an immediate answer. You can send the message and then let the person read and respond when convenient. They are also helpful...
Connected Members: LDS General Conference October 2013

Connected Members: LDS General Conference October 2013

Last weekend, millions of people from 216 countries used the Internet, satellite, and TV to watch, listen to, and read LDS General Conference in 95 languages. That translation and interpretation miracle made it possible for 97% of the Church’s 15 million members...

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