Category - social networking

  • October 26, 2012

    The experience of being a new Facebook user prompts wider and deeper thoughts on 'friending', community and privacy for theologian Graeme Smith. Despite the promises of heavenly or earthly paradises made by ardent followers of this or that religious or political cause, all will become hellish if pluralism and therefore privacy is not protected and enhanced, he suggests.

  • August 11, 2011

    I have recently spent the night reading about and watching the (in the first instance) London riots unfold from my hotel room in India. I have lived in Lewisham since 1998 and to see aerial images of cars along the main streets on fire and shops I know well looted has been surreal.

  • April 29, 2011

    Facebook is facing massive pressure from campaigners, civil liberties activists and journalists tonight after suspending a series of UK 'political' accounts.

  • April 17, 2009

    Natalia Morar, who helped organise Moldova's "Twitter revolution," a 20,000-strong flash protest at the country's parliament building on 7 April, is house arrest by the authorities.

  • September 1, 2008

    The rich and powerful now have their own social networking site. It's called Eye of a Needle? Nope, it's called ASW. And you're not invited.

  • June 3, 2008

    As far as I can figure out, it's simply another page on Facebook. And apparently, I've criticised it.

  • May 10, 2008

    Following the worldwide success of online social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo, the Roman Catholic Church is getting in on the act with a website which hopes to attract more than just the usual faithful.

  • February 3, 2008

    The Anglican Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Dr Rowan Williams and Dr John Sentamu, are calling for ‘good neighbours’ - online and offline - to try out daily suggestions to help create a better and safer world this Lent.

  • January 30, 2008

    As social networking sites continue to blossom and change in spite of media scepticism, Ekklesia is pleased to report its latest milestone.

  • August 15, 2007