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As a Church, the Body of Christ, we are all called to fulfill the Great Commission given to us by Jesus in this digital era. In order to do that effectively in today's social-media-dominated world, it is important for us to equip ourselves with the knowledge, skill, and understanding of how this online ecosystem works. In The Connected Church Podcast, along with his expert guests, Natchi Lazarus covers practical and strategic topics that will equip the Church for this digital and social media age. Natchi has more than two decades of experience working with nonprofits, churches, ministries, Christian faith-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. In this podcast, he not only uses his experience and expertise from his work to derive solutions to complex digital media challenges that ministries face but as an experienced educator, he also breaks down complex technical topics to simple, doable actionable tasks. Discover why top global nonprofits, churches, and faith-based ventures seek Natchi's help to implement social media ministry strategies for their online and digital media programs.

Location:

India

Description:

As a Church, the Body of Christ, we are all called to fulfill the Great Commission given to us by Jesus in this digital era. In order to do that effectively in today's social-media-dominated world, it is important for us to equip ourselves with the knowledge, skill, and understanding of how this online ecosystem works. In The Connected Church Podcast, along with his expert guests, Natchi Lazarus covers practical and strategic topics that will equip the Church for this digital and social media age. Natchi has more than two decades of experience working with nonprofits, churches, ministries, Christian faith-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. In this podcast, he not only uses his experience and expertise from his work to derive solutions to complex digital media challenges that ministries face but as an experienced educator, he also breaks down complex technical topics to simple, doable actionable tasks. Discover why top global nonprofits, churches, and faith-based ventures seek Natchi's help to implement social media ministry strategies for their online and digital media programs.

Language:

English


Episodes

[News: 211] Week 4, Sep 2023: ChatGPT, WhatsApp, TikTok, Meta, YouTube

9/28/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 211 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: ChatGPT, WhatsApp, TikTok, Meta, YouTube Week 4, Sep 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Meta Starts Testing Paid 'Meta Verified' Program For Organizations πŸ—žοΈ News 2: TikTok Announces AI-Generated Content Regulation Steps With New Labels πŸ—žοΈ News 3: WhatsApp Launches 'WhatApp Flows' to Facilitate In-App Transactions πŸ—žοΈ News 4: YouTube Launches a New App 'YouTube Create', with Tools for Creators πŸ—žοΈ News 5: OpenAI Releases DALL-E 3 AI-Image Generator Integrated With ChatGPT For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:41

[News: 210] Week 3, Sep 2023: Clubhouse, WhatsApp, TikTok, Pinterest, Hootsuite

9/21/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 210 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Clubhouse, WhatsApp, TikTok, Pinterest, Hootsuite Week 3, Sep 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Clubhouse Reinvents Itself as an Audio-Chat-Based Social Messaging App πŸ—žοΈ News 2: TikTok Rolls Out 'Shop' Feature with Products, Logistics, Payment, Ads πŸ—žοΈ News 3: WhatsApp Launches 'Channels' With Real-Time Updates & Follow Options πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Pinterest Launches New Ad Formats, Creative Studio & Product Updates πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Trends] Hootsuite & Sprout Social Release 2023 Social Media Reports For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:16

[News: 209] Week 2, Sep 2023: Android, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Threads, Metamask, Web3

9/13/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 209 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Android, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Threads, Metamask, Web3 Week 2, Sep 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Android Gets Logo Makeover, Branding Enhancements & New AI Features πŸ—žοΈ News 2: WhatsApp Mac App gets an Upgrade with Group Video & Audio Calling πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Snapchat Launches 'Dreams', a New Generative-AI Powered Avatar Feature πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Threads App Starts Testing 'Keyword Search' Feature for Posts Content πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] MetaMask Adds Bank WithDrawal and PayPal Cash-Out Options For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:10

[News: 208] Week 3, Aug 2023: ChatGPT, OpenAI, YouTube, WhatsApp, Google, LinkedIn

8/17/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 208 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: ChatGPT, OpenAI, YouTube, WhatsApp, Google, LinkedIn Week 3, Aug 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube Is Removing Clickable Links in Shorts & Desktop Channel Banners πŸ—žοΈ News 2: WhatsApp Launches Screen-Sharing Feature Within the App for Video Calls πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Google Releases Tips for Bard AI Usage as it Becomes Available Globally πŸ—žοΈ News 4: LinkedIn Releases Useful Upgrades to the 'Skills' Feature on the Platform πŸ—žοΈ News 5: OpenAI Adds 'Custom Instructions' to Users on the Free Plan of ChatGPT For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:21

[News: 207] Week 2, Aug 2023: Snap, X, Meta, YouTube, Google

8/9/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 207 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Snap, X, Meta, YouTube, Google Week 2, Aug 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Meta Launches AI Tools for Generating Music & Audio with Text Prompts πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Google Search gets New Safety Tools & Chrome gets an Upgrade on Mobile πŸ—žοΈ News 3: X (Formerly Twitter) Tests Display of Communities Post on For You Feed πŸ—žοΈ News 4: YouTube Announces Six New Creative Tools for Shorts include Live Stream πŸ—žοΈ News 5: Snap Launches Lens Creator Rewards, a Funding Program for AR Creation For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:27

[News: 206] Week 1, Aug 2023: Threads, TikTok, WhatsApp, Meta, Apple

8/2/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 206 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Threads, TikTok, WhatsApp, Meta, Apple Week 1, Aug 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: TikTok Launches Text-Based Content with Stickers, Hashtags, and Drafts πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Meta Reports a Strong Quarter; Facebook Crosses 3Bn Monthly Active Users πŸ—žοΈ News 3: WhatsApp Launches Quick Instant Video Messaging Directly within Chat πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Apple TV - MLS Media Partnership & App sees Record Growth & Engagement πŸ—žοΈ News 5: Threads App Gets New Features Including 'Following' Feed & Translations For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:50

[News: 205] Week 4, Jul 2023: Instagram, TikTok, WhatsApp, Facebook, Apple

7/26/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 205 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Instagram, TikTok, WhatsApp, Facebook, Apple Week 4, Jul 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Instagram Reels Templates Get an Upgraded Discovery, Creation & Editing πŸ—žοΈ News 2: TikTok Joins the FIDO Alliance & Introduces Passkeys for iOS Devices πŸ—žοΈ News 3: WhatsApp Launches Standalone App for Smartwatches on Google Wear OS πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Facebook Renames 'Watch' Tab; Adds New Video Features & Improves UX πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [AI News] Apple's Chatbot Plans; Meta & Microsoft Partner on Llama 2 For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:02

[News: 204] Week 3, Jul 2023: YouTube, Meta, Android, Threads, AI

7/19/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 204 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: YouTube, Meta, Android, Threads, AI Week 3, Jul 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube launches Video Titles Suggestions feature based on Transcript πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Meta Quest VR to get Roblox; Meta introduces Avatar-Calling with Video πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Google says Android Play Store will get Blockchain-based Games & NFTs πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Threads App from Instagram Gets 100 Million Users in Less than 5 days πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [AI News] Elon Musk Announces xAI Team; Google's New NotebookLM AI app For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:51

[News: 203] Week 4, Jun 2033: Meta, Google, ChatGPT, Benz, AI, Web3

6/28/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 203 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Meta, Google, ChatGPT, Benz, AI, Web3 Week 4, Jun 2033: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Meta Launches VoiceBox AI Model; Lowers Age Requirement for Quest VR πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Google Shuts Down its Domains Business & Sells Assets to Squarespace πŸ—žοΈ News 3: US Confirms Multiple Federal Agencies Affected by MOVEit Cyberattack πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Mercedes-Benz Brings ChatGPT Inside Cars in Partnership with Microsoft πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] Bank of England & BIS Release New Report With 'BritCoin' Updates For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:42

[News: 202] Week 3, Jun 2023: OpenAI, McKinsey, Meta, Twitter, Pinterest

6/21/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 202 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: OpenAI, McKinsey, Meta, Twitter, Pinterest Week 3, Jun 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: McKinsey Reports AI Could Add $4.4 Trillion to Global Economy Annually πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Meta Releases New Tools for Creators Including Reels Editor & ProMode πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Twitter's New CEO Tweets About Her Vision For The Platform & The Future πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Pinterest Launches Travel Catalogs & Expands Premiere Spotlight Ads πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [AI News] OpenAI Lowers Cost; AI in Google Ads; Proposed US Law on AI For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:34

[News: 201] Week 2, Jun 2023: Apple, Google, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Web3

6/14/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 201 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Apple, Google, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Web3 Week 2, Jun 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Google Reminds Users to Move to Analytics-4 before 1st July Deadline πŸ—žοΈ News 2: WhatsApp Launches 'Channels', a Newsfeed-Like Broadcasting Feature πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Apple's Vision Pro Mixed-Reality Headset Disrupts Media/Tech Industry πŸ—žοΈ News 4: LinkedIn Introduces AI Generated Copy Suggestions For Ad Campaigns πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] Lens Protocol Raises $15 Mn To Build Decentralized Social Media For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:05:37

[News: 200] Week 2, May 2023: TikTok, WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook, Google

5/10/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 200 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: TikTok, WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook, Google Week 2, May 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube Announces a New Personalized 'For You' Section in Channel Page (Source: https://natchi.link/iIxLf ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: WhatsApp Releases Updates to Polls & to its Forwarding Feature (Source: https://natchi.link/df6gD ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: TikTok Launches 'Pulse Premiere' a New Premium Ad Placement Option (Source: https://natchi.link/0U5JK ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Google Rolls Out 'Passkeys'; Releases 8 Top-Level Domains in Registry (Source: https://natchi.link/USS5K | https://natchi.link/Gu4PN ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: Facebook Reels Gets Personalization Controls & Discoverability Features (Source: https://natchi.link/pMiS1 ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:07:40

[News: 199] Week 1, May 2023: Facebook, YouTube, Web3, Slack, LinkedIn

5/3/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 199 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Facebook, YouTube, Web3, Slack, LinkedIn Week 1, May 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Facebook Ads Manager's Backend Error Leads to Overspending in Accounts (Source: https://natchi.link/NzdRt ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: YouTube Launches Product Drops; New Shorts Feature in iOS, Android (Source: https://natchi.link/CCh6W | https://natchi.link/OsoQM ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Slack Launches Canvas, a Collaborative Document Feature Inside the App (Source: https://natchi.link/aBRQC ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: LinkedIn Publishes a New Report with Insights on Tech Marketing Trends (Source: https://natchi.link/Anyv7 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] Visa Reveals Plans for an Ambitious Product Involving Payments (Source: https://natchi.link/HaPih ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:17

[News: 198] Week 4, April 2023: YouTube, Instagram, Amazon, Meta, WhatsApp

4/26/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 198 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: YouTube, Instagram, Amazon, Meta, WhatsApp Week 4, April 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Twitter says Verification is Required to Run Ads; Revises Policy Norms (Source: https://natchi.link/MA9dL | https://natchi.link/2YLeG ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Google Showcases BARD's Coding Ability & DeepMind Research Partnership (Source: https://natchi.link/JnCuy | https://natchi.link/k0oeg ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Meta Opens 'Horizon World' Social VR Space to Teens, Amidst Concerns (Source: https://natchi.link/5jhYP ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: WhatsApp Releases 'Keep In Chat' Feature within Disappearing Messages (Source: https://natchi.link/OyiO8 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: ENS (Ethereum Name Service) adds Fiat Payments Options for Web3 Users (Source: https://natchi.link/QGe37 ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:26

[News: 197] Week 3, April 2023: YouTube, Instagram, Amazon, Meta, WhatsApp

4/19/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 197 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: YouTube, Instagram, Amazon, Meta, WhatsApp Week 3, April 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube Launches 'Notify Me' Button for Live Streams; Shares TV tips (Source: https://natchi.link/08RFx | https://natchi.link/cQJyE ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Instagram Releases 'Reels Trends' Feature & CapCut-like Editing Tools (Source: https://natchi.link/DsIz7 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: [AI News] Elon Musk's X Corp vs OpenAI; Amazon's new Bedrock AI Launch (Source: https://natchi.link/Dz22e | https://natchi.link/gCCAM ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Meta Upgrades Audio Quality Across Stories & Reels with New Technology (Source: https://natchi.link/DSsMe ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: WhatsApp Announces Stronger Security Features for Accounts & Devices (Source: https://natchi.link/icYuC ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:32

[News: 196] Week 2, April 2023: Google, Twitter, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yuga Labs

4/12/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 196 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Google, Twitter, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yuga Labs Week 2, April 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Google Launches Ads Safety Report & Ads Transparency Center (Source: https://natchi.link/97j51 | https://natchi.link/wg4fu ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: LinkedIn Starts Testing 'Suggested Posts' & Upgrades Topics Search (Source: https://natchi.link/80BtT ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Twitter Says Only Verified Accounts Eligible for Tweet Recommendations (Source: https://natchi.link/8pTKU ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Microsoft Explores Ways to Generate Traffic & Revenue on Bing AI Chat (Source: https://natchi.link/HGGk3 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: Yuga Labs Partners with Gucci to Create Limited KodaPendant Jewelry (Source: https://natchi.link/tLTol ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:14

[News: 195] Week 1, April 2023: YouTube, Meta, Microsoft, TikTok, OpenAI

4/5/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 195 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: YouTube, Meta, Microsoft, TikTok, OpenAI Week 1, April 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube Partners with Frontier & Moves Towards the Future of TV (Source: https://natchi.link/K7LUM ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Meta Announces Testing of New Ad Tools for Retail, eCommerce Campaigns (Source: https://natchi.link/OhYsj ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: Microsoft Builds An Image Creator Powered by DALL-E Inside Bing App (Source: https://natchi.link/fA6pa ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: TikTok Launches Effect House Branded Effects to Enable AR Campaigns (Source: https://natchi.link/ZAvdX ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: OpenAI Releases ChatGPT Plugins Adding More Capability to the Tool (Source: https://natchi.link/rTVNn ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:29

[News: 194] Week 5, March 2023: Instagram, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, YouTube, Google

3/30/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 194 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Instagram, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, YouTube, Google Week 5, March 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Instagram Launches Reminder Ads & Ads in Search Results (Source: https://natchi.link/sHFeH ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: LinkedIn Pilots Podcast Academy & Google Builds Podcast into YT Studio (Source: https://natchi.link/2IzpQ | https://natchi.link/fLsv7 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: WhatsApp Upgrades Windows Desktop App & Releases 'Groups In Common' (Source: https://natchi.link/nn4Cu | https://natchi.link/8asNZ ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: YouTube Now Allows Apple iOS Users to Select Thumbnails for Shorts (Source: https://natchi.link/6BUS8 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [AI News] Google Bard, ChatGPT-4 and Microsoft 365 Copilot Released (Source: https://natchi.link/5tbGO | https://natchi.link/h3tJk | https://natchi.link/EdVNR ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:11

[News: 193] Week 2, March 2023: Snapchat, LinkedIn, NFT, Web3, Meta, Google

3/8/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 193 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Snapchat, LinkedIn, NFT, Web3, Meta, Google Week 2, March 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: Google Releases Multiple New Features for Android and Wear OS (Source: https://natchi.link/1HusF ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Meta says Facebook, Instagram are now Part of 'Take-It-Down' Program (Source: https://natchi.link/vXiis ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: LinkedIn Releases New Features for Profile Display & Newsletters (Source: https://natchi.link/pSbQr ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Snapchat Launches 'My AI' a Chatbot with ChatGPT Integration (Source: https://natchi.link/hohmv ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] Yuga Labs Announces New Bitcoin-based Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT (Source: https://natchi.link/2MvXu ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:06:27

[News: 192] Week 1, March 2023: Microsoft, YouTube, TikTok, Meta, Google

3/1/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 192 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Microsoft, YouTube, TikTok, Meta, Google Week 1, March 2023: πŸ—žοΈ News 1: YouTube tests Podcast management features; adds new Moderator role (Source: https://natchi.link/2mIAP | https://natchi.link/maSN1 ) πŸ—žοΈ News 2: Microsoft brings AI Chat into Skype & Edge in addition to Bing Mobile (Source: https://natchi.link/LIcKJ ) πŸ—žοΈ News 3: TikTok partners with Mercedes Benz to bring videos into car screens (Source: https://natchi.link/UgA3a ) πŸ—žοΈ News 4: Meta upgrades VR experience with finger-swiping instead of a controller (Source: https://natchi.link/8ilCk ) πŸ—žοΈ News 5: [Web3] Google Partners with Tezos; Canada publishes Regulation details (Source: https://natchi.link/hm3YF | https://natchi.link/iR0JH ) For detailed notes, source links, resources mentioned in the show and the transcripts visit: https://natchi.net/news Like what you are hearing? Subscribe on iTunes (https://natchi.net/apple) or Spotify (https://natchi.net/spotify) Share this episode with other leaders of nonprofits, churches and ministries. If you have any comments or questions write to podcast@natchilazarus.com

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