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Social media leaders receive heavy criticism over child exploitation in congressional testimony

WASHINGTON D.C. (BP) — In a dramatic moment, Mark Zuckerberg turned during a Senate hearing today and apologized to families whose children have been victims of online sexual exploitation through platforms such as his.

42 states, D.C. sue Meta on accusations of harming children, teens

SAN FRANCISCO (BP) -- Meta’s social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram intentionally target children and teens with features that harm mental health, attorneys general in 42 states and Washington D.C. said in lawsuits Oct. 24.

Threads launches, challenges Twitter immediately

NEW YORK (AP) — Threads, a text-based app built by Meta to rival Twitter, is live.

Dude Perfect star Tyler Toney shares testimony of redemption in latest ‘I Am Second’ video

NASHVILLE (BP) – With more than 50 million subscribers, YouTube sensation Dude Perfect is one of the most notable names in social media entertainment.

FIRST-PERSON: Two ways to make digital activism better

NASHVILLE (BP) – According to Pew Research Center, 80 percent of Americans say social media platforms are effective for raising public awareness about political or social issues, and over half have also been civically engaged on social media in recent years. Social media can be a powerful tool when harnessed with wisdom as we seek to influence change and address grave issues of injustice throughout our world. 

FIRST-PERSON: 4 social media shifts the church should know about

NASHVILLE (BP) – The internet is changing again. And that is bad news for the churches that are already lagging behind on social media platforms. But it also creates an opportunity to leapfrog the era that is going by the wayside and start engaging a medium that has drastically influenced our culture (and our pews) more than we may have imagined.

Pruitt sees an opportunity to reach Gen Z

NASHVILLE (BP) – Shane Pruitt, national Next Gen director for the North American Mission Board (NAMB), says churches now more than ever have the opportunity to step into the brokenness of Generation Z with the hope of the Gospel. 

Yelp’s disclaimer concerning pregnancy support centers questioned

NASHVILLE (BP) – The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission expressed its objections Thursday to a new policy by the website Yelp that the Southern Baptist entity said casts doubt on the medical qualifications of pregnancy resource centers.

FIRST-PERSON: 6 ways social media affects your ministry and how to steward it well

DALLAS (BP) – Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Thoughts are broadcast to followers in a matter of seconds, generating quick public criticism or praise.

New online course gives Christians social media roadmap

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – Words and information can be spread around the world in an instant. The adage that a lie travels faster than truth has never been more apparent. For Christians, this fact presents both an incredible opportunity and an important quandary. With the click of a button, the Gospel can reach millions, but so can heresy, slander or even a mistaken, bumbling phrase.