CHICAGO (RNS) Zuckerberg made the analogy last week as he announced the social network's new mission at its first Facebook Communities Summit: "Bring the world closer together."
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) Pakistan's government wants social media networks to remove material deemed insulting to Islam or the Prophet Muhammad, and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last week warned that those posting such content would be 'strictly...
(RNS) Most people who have seen it find it moving, though some question preaching in the garb of another faith.
The emotionally charged way that media users engage with a variety of conflicts points to very similar mechanisms that serve to amplify and multiply conflicts, for instance, through scapegoating.
(RNS) Spiritual advice for how almost everybody who will eventually run into bad news should live digitally from now on.
Both conservatives and liberals have made social media an intolerable place for me to be. In the last month I've drastically reduced the time I spend on Facebook and Twitter, and it has been a life-nourishing spiritual practice.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) How can the world’s third-largest democracy bridge its diversity challenges? At a hackathon this summer, a group of Indonesians came up with an idea.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social media giant, said he and the pontiff discussed social justice. Whether Francis will join Facebook is another question.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (RNS) Like a prophet crying out in the wilderness, Wagers is dogged in his pursuit of justice for the homeless.
Write me a letter by longhand. Commission a carrier pigeon.
(RNS) Muslim women have created a vibrant space for themselves online. But increasingly, many groups — from Islamophobes to conservative Muslims to feminists — are using social media’s lack of accountability to attack them.
The ministry blocks dissenters and ignores journalists who might ask difficult questions. This is not engaging culture, but evading culture.
We now pick the emojis that go with our beliefs.
"Go back to your own country; America needs to get rid of people like you," wrote the school board member, according to CAIR.
(RNS) Those fruit slices with no fruit in them inspire a surprising amount of emotion.