5 thoughts on “Update to CHI 2 –

  1. Key excerpt:

    “Members are encouraged to use the Internet to flood the earth with testimonies of the Savior and His restored gospel. They should view blogs, social networks, and other Internet technologies as tools that allow them to amplify their voice in promoting the messages of peace, hope, and joy that accompany faith in Christ.

    Members are encouraged to share messages from official Church websites and social accounts, as well as their own words, images, and media. As members express their own thoughts and feelings, they should not give the impression that they represent or are sponsored by the Church.

    As members use the Internet to hasten the work of the Lord, they should exemplify civility and focus on sharing praiseworthy messages that strengthen those with whom they come in contact.”

  2. I liked:

    “Social media properties must be properly maintained and actively moderated to ensure that any inappropriate content is promptly removed.”

  3. Meg,
    Yes, and that includes the blogs. Many of the blogs are not moderated, leaving some very big ad hominem attacks to occur. I know I’ve had a few say some very bad things towards me over the years (sweet little old me), including cussing, etc., on some other blogs, which were not as moderated as we are. It definitely does not lead us to become a Zion people, when we allow the few belligerents to control the discussion. I think this is where the guidance encourages us to use “moderation in all things”.

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