Social Media vs. Reality

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This last decade of history will probably be marked as the time that social media came into its own and humanity full adopted it. There is no doubted its influence in business, personal relationships, and even our spiritual lives.

For some people, they dove all-in with the network to take their personal and/or professional life while others have avoided creating any social media accounts because they do not understand it or have some preconceived notion hat it is bad for any number of reasons.

But what does social media have that reality does not?

Here is a great video of how children see social media in their less technical world. There is some truth about what they are saying that we need to keep in mind as we live and use social media in our daily lives.

How do keep a reality check on your social media use?

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Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith is a Christian first, husband and father next, and then a blogger, writer, and social media realist. Besides helping churches Level Up their digital marketing platforms and church tech ministries through the blog and direct consultations, he loves to spend time with his family and serving in the church with infant daycare and marital and pre-marital counseling. He is currently an outpatient clinician at a Colorado Community Behavioral Health Center and previously worked at Youth for Christ/USA as the Social Media Specialist as well as a Youth Ministry Director over the span of more than ten years. He has received his Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary, Masters of Arts in Family Ministry from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, and Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from Ohio Northern University.

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