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Top 8 Social Media Trends to Watch Out For in 2016 [Infographic]


It’s increasingly hard to keep track of all the social media trends. For churches, keeping ahead of trends isn’t perhaps the number one goal; however, keeping a pulse on what’s going on in the world of social media can be helpful both to connect with church members through the most popular networks as well as keep current in overall church communication. While most still think of social media in terms of Facebook, Twitter, and all the other networks, the infographic below delves into other technologies that are easily leveraged by social media.

Topping the list in church technology seems to be the power of video as a current medium by which continued growth is seen. We’ve attributed some manpower to reporting on video helps, trends, and tutorials thanks to our church video guest contributor, Matt Fridg, There is continued interest from churches regarding live streaming and video announcements and messages – all which are easily promoted and share via social media.

Here’s a brief round up of recent articles on live streaming and video to help point you in the right direction:

Live Streaming

Church Video

We also love helping church with social media:

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Lauren Hunter
Lauren Hunterhttps://laurenhunter.net
Lauren Hunter is a writer who loves the big picture of God’s journey we are all on together. In 2007, she founded ChurchTechToday, a website for pastors and church leaders to harness technology to improve ministry. Married to her high school sweetheart, Lauren lives in Northern California with her husband and their four children. Her latest book is Leaving Christian Science: 10 Stories of New Faith in Jesus Christ. She can be found online at https://laurenhunter.net.



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