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Yik Yak Threats Are a Bad Idea


CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8 [Link to the above video – I appear in a phone interview talking about the situation at Torrey Pines High School and Yik Yak, in general.] Yik Yak has a problem. The harder they try to market themselves as an app for college […]

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How can a pastor help families with social media?

How can a pastor help families with social media?

“How can I help families with social media?” I think this is something that lots and lots of churches are wondering. While culture is ever-morphing and hard to understand– the way people are communicating and integrating technology into their lives is big/obvious and churches feel the need to offer help. The flip side is that […]

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200,000 More Reasons to Delete Snapchat

200,000 More Reasons to Delete Snapchat

‘The Snappening': Hackers access 200,000 Snapchat accounts — NY Daily News Snapchat nude photos, videos reportedly leaked online– CNET Links to Photos Said to Be Stolen From Snapchat Users Flood Message Boards – New York Times Since news of this broke on Friday I’ve received at least 50 texts, emails, and other messages about it. […]

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Speaking Opportunities for 2015


With the latest round of social media leaks making waves today, this time impacting Snapchat users, I’m in the odd place of looking like an Old Testament prophet. I’m not a prophet. I simply applied long-standing principles of social media to the current wave of ephemeral apps popular today. And here’s the deal: I love to share those […]

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The American Teenager: A Sexting Machine?

A Sexting Machine

(if the clip doesn’t show up in your browser, here’s the link) In her latest movie, “Men, Women and Children,” Jennifer Garner plays an overprotective mom who obsessively monitors her daughter’s every keystroke, reading all her texts and even deleting objectionable ones. Source I’m over it. The media invented the term sexting out of thin air. They […]

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