Smartphones and Facebook: Addicted Much?

Do you have Facebook on your smartphone?
How often do you check it?

In a recent study commissioned by Facebook, smartphone users were found to be checking the social network an average of 14 times a day. The study also found that 79% of smartphone users use their phones within fifteen minutes of waking up while 62% grab their phone immediately upon waking. With this in mind, we ask the question: how are churches leveraging Facebook for the Gospel?

In a story we covered in the just released April edition of Ministry Briefing, we discuss these stats, what they could mean for churches, and how the church needs to approach Facebook:

Interested in stories like this? Check out Ministry Briefing and stay in the loop.


About the Author: Matt Steen

I love Jesus, Theresa (my wife), the Redskins & Capitals, and am currently living in Waco, Texas where I am studying the finer points of BBQ (while working on my MDiv and MBA at Baylor University). When not studying, I serve church leaders through MinistryBriefing.com and am the Director of Connections for Harris Creek Baptist Church's Downtown Campus.