It’s a numbers game
If Facebook were a country, it would be the 3rd largest.
LinkedIn adds 60 new members every 1 minute.
Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months.
If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long.
In the past month, 25% of Americans said they watched a short video ON THEIR PHONE.
3% of adult Catholics have watched religious or spiritual video content online.
6% of adult Catholics indicate they read content from a religious or spiritual blog in the last three months.
3% indicate reading a religious or spiritual newspaper or magazine online.
2% indicate following religious or spiritual pages or posts on Facebook or Twitter.
67% of the youngest adult Catholics (millennials) reported no religious or spiritual media use in the past three months.
Websites for Catholic parishes receive visits from 14% of the faithful.
50% of adult Catholics do not have a social network profile.
“Ever Ancient, Ever New,” Archdiocesan Communications Day, is planned for Thursday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m to 4 p.m., at Pax Christi Church in Eden Prairie. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/communicationsday, or by mail to Mary Gibbs, The Catholic Spirit, 244 Dayton Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102. Early bird registration of $25 ($35 after Oct. 1) includes lunch.
Sources: Socialnomics.net; Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate