[REPORT] The Communications Market 2015 (Ofcom)

A useful 400+ page report from Ofcom, lots of insights into digital access, and use - I thought I'd highlight some of the key findings related to social media here (as laid out in the document): More than seven in ten adult internet users (72%) have a social media profile, and social media use is correlated to age. A majority of internet users aged 16-24 (93%), 25-34 (90%), 35-44 (80%) and 45-54 (68%) have a…

[Review] Let Me Fall by @bethpensinger

  I met Beth at the Revolution Conference in 2013, picked up the book, and read it fairly quickly. I kept meaning to write a book review - as Beth says in her book (and as reflected in this Facebook post) - reviews (especially on Amazon - see US reviews), make a huge difference to who Amazon highlights the book to, and the exposure it's given ... as well, of course, as one's friends getting…

Top Tips for Running a Church Website with @Reform_Mag

'Reform is a fresh and challenging magazine exploring theology, ethics, personal spirituality and Christian perspectives on social and current affairs' published by the United Reformed Church. They asked what my top tip was for an excellent church website, and I said: Reflect the church you are Ensure that your website reflects the church that it serves; visitors should not be shocked by a disconnect between what is “advertised” and what they experience. This means that…

[PRESS] On @PremierRadio : Children and Social Media, Gaming and Addiction

Earlier this morning I was live on Inspirational Breakfast for Premier Radio. Listen to the show online - I come in at about 8.10am. Take the opportunity to try Guardians of Ancora. *Note that I'm currently completing a chapter on how the digital has affected those working with those dealing with abuse, addiction and difficult behaviour for a second edition of The Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction and Difficult Behaviour.