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LIKE, TWEET, +1 USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS AND SPREAD THE GOSPEL

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This is the social media presentation I gave at BYU Education week in 2014. This presentation is high level and requires presenters to understand the content included in the presentation before presenting. This presentation includes information about Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media channels the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses to share the gospel.

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  • 1. LIKE, TWEET, +1USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONNECT WITHOTHERS AND SPREAD THE GOSPEL

2. CHANGING WORLDTechnology, when understood and used for righteouspurposes, need not be a threat but rather anenhancement to spiritual communication.Elder Richard G. ScottGeneral Conference, April 2013 3. GUARDIAN OF VIRTUEBeing a guardian of virtue means youwill always be modest not only in yourdress but also in your speech, youractions, and your use of social media.Sister Elaine S. DaltonCES Devotional, March 2011 4. SHARE YOUR BELIEFSAt all times of the day across the entire world, the Church and itsteachings are being discussed on the Internet, on blogs and socialnetworks, by people who have never written for a newspaper or amagazine.We encourage people, young and old, to use the Internet and thesocial media to reach out and share their religious beliefs.Elder L. Tom PerryGeneral Conference, October 2011 5. INVENTIONSNow in this day of the Internet, there are new andexciting ways you can do missionary work. You caninvite friends and neighbors to visit the newmormon.org Web site. If you have blogs and onlinesocial networks, you could link your sites tomormon.org. And there you can create your ownpersonal profile. Each profile includes an expressionof belief, an experience, and a testimony.Elder Russell M. NelsonGeneral Conference, October 2010 6. FACEBOOKTWITTERGOOGLE+PINTERESTINSTAGRAMYOUTUBEOTHERCHANNELSTodaysDiscussionCHURCHCAMPAIGNS 7. Percentage of adult internet users in theUS who use social networking sites, byage113%90%68%45%23%%May 2008 May 2010 May 2013 8. FACEBOOK1.28 Billion monthlyactive users72% of onlineadults visit at leastmonthly3 Million messagesevery 20 minutes 9. EXAMPLES OF SHARING GOODNESSElder Hollands Facebook Page 10. TWITTER255 Million monthlyactive users78% of users areon mobile35.6 Million sentduring BRA v GERWorld Cup semifinalgame 11. TWITTERLive Tweeting 12. EXAMPLES OF SHARING GOODNESS 13. #love#lol#funny#music #unlike#ShareGoodness#LDS#like#BookofMormon#Temple #monster#Mormon#style#amazing#instagood#sweet#impossible#i#sun#iphoneonly#cat#yum #cute#pretty#instalove#BYU#notme#food#family#happy#tbt#baby#PresMonson#foodHashtag#selfie#repost#fbf#summer#hair#nofilter 14. GOOGLE+540 Million monthlyactive users22% of onlineadults visit it once amonth 15. PINTEREST40 million monthlyactive users80% of users arefemale 16. EXAMPLES OF SHARING GOODNESSSister BonnieOscarsonsBoards 17. INSTAGRAM200 Million monthlyactive users45 Million photosare shared eachday$1 Billion dollars paidby Facebook topurchase Instagram 18. YOUTUBE1 Billion monthlyactive users1 Billion views perday (average)80% of traffic isfrom outside US 19. WHAT TO SHARE 20. SNAPCHAT30 Million monthlyactive users400 Million snapsper day 21. VINE40 Million totalactive usersChanged waymarketing teamslook at videos5 Vines everysecond 22. Church-sponsored social mediacampaigns 23. #ldsconf 24. #BecauseofHim 25. #ShareGoodness 26. GUARDIAN OF VIRTUEThe Lord is hastening His work, and it is nocoincidence that these powerful communicationinnovations and inventions are occurring in thedispensation of the fulness of times. Social mediachannels are global tools that can personally andpositively impact large numbers of individuals andfamilies.Elder David A. BednarEducation Week, August 2014 27. SHARE YOUR BELIEFSBeginning at this place on this day, I exhort you to sweep the earthwith messages filled with righteousness and truthmessages thatare authentic, edifying, and praiseworthyand literally to sweep theearth as with a flood.Elder David A. BednarEducation Week, August 2014 28. Now go and #sharegoodness 29. THANK YOUFeel free to ask any [email protected]@ldschurch.orgSlides at slideshare.net/fernandocamilo4