Traps and Idols of Social Media (Cont.) and Wise Ways to Use It

7. Adultery Sadly, social media has opened another temptation in man’s heart: the temptation to cheat and be unfaithful to one’s spouse. This can be an actual adulterous relationship which social media’s enables through contact with members of opposite sex that otherwise would not occur. Flirtatious comments and flattery easily becomes something more....

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The Traps and Idols of Social Media (Cont.)

3. Superficial and Unclear Relationships Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Haque notes, “Despite all the excitement surrounding social media, the Internet isn’t connecting us as much as we think it is. It’s largely home to weak, artificial connections, what I call thin relationships. . . . Thin relationships are the illusion...

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A Christian View of Social Media (Part I)

By 2017, Facebook had over 2 billion active users. Social media sites have not only become used by most people with Internet access, but the amount of social media platforms have increased exponentially: Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, Instagram. The genius of social media is a platform to...

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