[PRESS] How social media is changing the church via @ConversationUK

[PRESS] How social media is changing the church via @ConversationUK

the-conversationOriginally planned for Easter weekend, but house-moves etc causing distractions, my piece for The Conversation has just been published. It starts:

Over the Easter weekend, the Church of England encouraged its congregation to share photos of their services and celebrations on social media using the hashtag #EasterJoy. It’s not strange for a large organisation to interact with its members and promote its message in this way. But the democratic nature of social media is allowing the church to play a much more unusual role in such a traditionally hierarchical body.

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