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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.

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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
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[News: 238] Week 1, Jul 2024: Pinterest, Snapchat, AI, Threads, Google, YouTube

7/3/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 238 The Weekly Digital, Social Media, AI & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Pinterest, Snapchat, AI, Threads, Google, YouTube Week 1, Jul 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: YouTube Makes Longer Videos Editable; Improves Bulk Comment Moderation ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Threads will be the First Meta app to be Compatible with 'Fediverse' ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Google Launches New Gemini AI Tools in Google Workspace for Education ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Pinterest Brings Improvements to 'Social Media Board Sharing' Feature ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Snapchat Adds an In-App Warning for Unsafe New Connection Requests 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:00:06:10

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[News: 237] Week 4, Jun 2024: Anthropic, Claude AI, TikTok, WhatsApp, Meta, Google

6/26/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 237 The Weekly Digital, Social Media, AI & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Anthropic, Claude AI, TikTok, WhatsApp, Meta, Google Week 4, Jun 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Anthropic Launches Claude 3.5 Sonnet; Outperforms GPT-4o & Gemini ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: TikTok Releases 'Symphony' Suite of Ad Tools Powered by Generative AI ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: YouTube Now Allows People to Add 'Notes' to Videos, As An Experiment ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: WhatsApp Adds New Audio & Video Call Features Including Screen Sharing ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Meta's Cannes Lions 2024 Announcements: AI Chatbots, Messaging & More 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:00:06:22

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[News: 236] Week 3, Jun 2024: Apple, AI, WhatsApp, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google

6/20/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 236 The Weekly Digital, Social Media, AI & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Apple, AI, WhatsApp, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Week 3, Jun 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: New 'Apple Intelligence' AI: Top 3 Useful Takeaways for Media Ministry ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: YouTube Tests New Features: Thumbnail Testing, QR Codes, @ Mentions ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Google Launches 'Google TV Network' for Targeted Advertising on CTV ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: LinkedIn Introduces 'The Wire' Program, In-Stream Video Ad Placement ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: WhatsApp Releases AI, Meta Verified & In-Chat Calling for Businesses 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:00:06:15

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[News: 235] Week 4, May 2024: ChatGPT, Google, Snapchat,. X, Threads

5/24/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 235 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, Google, Snapchat,. X, Threads Week 4, May 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Google adds AI into Search, Android, Workspace & releases AI Agents ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: X Announces New 'Community' Features, Updates and Admin Tools ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: ChatGPT Gets Improved 'Data Analysis' Capabilities & Integrations ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Threads Starts Testing a New 'Column' Layout UI Similar to Tweetdeck ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Snapchat Releases A new Measurement Methodology to Track Ad Campaigns 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:00:06:22

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[News: 234] Week 3, May 2024: OpenAI, Google, YouTube, X, Meta, VR

5/16/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 234 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, Google, YouTube, X, Meta, VR Week 3, May 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: OpenAI Releases macOS Desktop App & GPT-4o, Multimodal Language Model ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: YouTube CEO says Creators should be considered for TV Awards like Emmys ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Meta Adds 'Travel Mode' Entertainment Feature to Quest VR Headsets ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Google Partners with HP & moves 'Starline' Project out of the Labs ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: X Introduces 'AI Audiences' To Help Advertisers Define Target Audience 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

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[News: 233] Week 2, May 2024: Claude AI, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Pinterest

5/10/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 233 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Claude AI, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Pinterest Week 2, May 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Anthropic AI Announces Release of an iOS App for Claude & New Team Plan ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: WhatsApp's Communities Feature Gets New Tools including Group 'Events' ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Snapchat Releases New Gen-AI Tools & DM Edit Feature in the App ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: LinkedIn Launches New In-stream 'Thinking-Oriented' Social Games ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Pinterest says Gen-Z are Behind Increased Engagement in 'Collage-Pins' 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

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[News: 232] Week 3, Mar 2024: European AI Law, Meta, ChatGPT, X, Google

3/20/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 232 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: European AI Law, Meta, ChatGPT, X, Google Week 3, Mar 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: The European Parliament Approves the World's 1st Comprehensive AI Act ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Meta Releases New AI-Powered eCommerce Ads & Optimization Tools ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Inflection AI Launches 2.5 Model with More Capability & Less Computing ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Google Business Listings will Now Display Your Social Media Posts ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: X Launches 'Articles', the Long-Form Blog Content Option for Premium+ 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:00:05:56

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[News: 231] Week 2, Mar 2024: Claude AI, TikTok, Instagram, Threads, Meta

3/13/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 231 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Claude AI, TikTok, Instagram, Threads, Meta Week 2, Mar 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Anthropic Launches Claude-3; Beats ChatGPT-4, Gemini Benchmarks ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Instagram Announces Multiple DM Features Including an Edit Option ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: TikTok Expands โ€˜Subscription', Moves 'Creator Rewards' out of Beta ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Threads Starts Testing its โ€˜API' for Posting via Third Party Tools ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Meta Quest Team Predicts the Top 3 Technology Shifts of the Future 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:00:05:35

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[News: 230] Week 1, Mar 2024: Mistral AI, YouTube, Adobe, Android, LinkedIn

3/6/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 230 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Mistral AI, YouTube, Adobe, Android, LinkedIn Week 1, Mar 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Microsoft Teams Up with Mistral AI to Unveil 'Mistral Large' Model ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Android Releases New Features in Maps, Docs, Auto, Images, Health ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: LinkedIn Releases New AI-Powered Features for its Recruiter HR Platform ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: YouTube Expands Access of โ€˜Createโ€™ Video Editing App to New Regions ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Adobe Announces Project 'GenAI Controlโ€™ for Music Generation & Editing 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:00:05:45

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[News: 229] Week 4, Feb 2024: Gemini AI, WhatsApp, Nvidia, Instagram, X

2/28/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 229 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Gemini AI, WhatsApp, Nvidia, Instagram, X Week 4, Feb 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Google Launches 'Gemini Business'; Brings AI into Performance Max ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Instagram Expands 'Creator Marketplace' to Eight New Countries ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Nvidia Launches 'Chat with RTX' AI Chatbot That Runs Locally on a PC ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: X Starts Rolling Out Audio, Video Calls Feature for Non-Premium Users ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: WhatsApp Brings New 'Text Formatting' Including Lists, Block Quotes 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

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[News: 228] Week 3, Feb 2024: OpenAI, ChatGPT, Google Gemini, AI, YouTube, X

2/20/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 228 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, ChatGPT, Google Gemini, AI, YouTube, X Week 3, Feb 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: OpenAI says, Now ChatGPT has a 'Memory' & it can Remember/Forget Info ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: YouTube Studio Mobile gets Upload Option; New Community Post Feed ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: X Announces a New 'Creator Targeting' Option within its Ads Manager ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Google Bard is Rebranded to Gemini; New 'Advanced' Paid Plan Released ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: LinkedIn Launches a New 'Media Planning API' for Agencies & Marketers 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:00:05:46

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[News: 227] Week 2, Feb 2024: Disney, Bluesky, YouTube, Meta, Snapchat

2/14/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 227 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Disney, Bluesky, YouTube, Meta, Snapchat Week 2, Feb 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Meta to Label AI-Generated Images Across its Family of Apps ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Disney Plans to Create 'A New Universe' in Partnership with Epic Games ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: YouTube adds an Option to View Vertical 'Live Streams' on Shorts Feed ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Snapchat Reports 800 Million Users; Meta VR Labs Reports $1Bn in Sales ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Bluesky (Twitter Alternative) Opens Up Moving Out of Invite-Only Mode 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:00:05:26

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[News: 226] Week 1, Feb 2024: Apple, Google, Meta, X, YouTube

2/7/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 226 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, Meta, X, YouTube Week 1, Feb 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Google Releases Gemini-Pro and ImageGen-2 inside Bard AI Globally ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Apple VisionOS App Store gets Zoom, Disney, TikTok and other Top Apps ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: X Expands Vertical Video Ads Globally with Full-Screen Sound-On Videos ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: YouTube Crosses 100 Million Subscribers for Premium and YouTube Music ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Meta Releases a New Engagement Attribution Option inside Video Ads 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:00:06:06

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[News: 225] Week 5, Jan 2024: Reddit, Twitch, Google, Meta, LinkedIn

1/31/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 225 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Reddit, Twitch, Google, Meta, LinkedIn Week 5, Jan 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Google Adds New AI-Powered Features for Chrome & Google Classroom ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Meta Restricts Direct Messaging for Teens on Instagram & Facebook ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Reddit Launches Advertising Mini-Site with Examples, Tips & Resources ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: LinkedIn Ads 'Lookalike Audiences' to be Discontinued from March 2024 ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Twitch Launches New 60/40 Revenue Share Model in Partner Plus Program 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:00:05:48

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[News: 224] Week 4, Jan 2024: Apple, Meta, Google, AI, ChatGPT, WhatsApp

1/24/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 224 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, Meta, Google, AI, ChatGPT, WhatsApp Week 4, Jan 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Apple Ushers In Spatial Computing Era with the Release of Vision Pro ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Google Introduces a New 'Circle to Search' & AI Multisearch Experience ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Meta introduces New 'Creator Management Tools' for Agencies & Creators ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: OpenAI Partners with Arizona State University: ChatGPT Hits the Campus ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: WhatsApp Channels get New Features: Polls, Voice Notes, Status 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:00:05:40

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[News: 223] Week 3, Jan 2024: OpenAI, ChatGPT, TikTok, Instagram, AI, Google, X

1/17/2024
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 223 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, ChatGPT, TikTok, Instagram, AI, Google, X Week 3, Jan 2024: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: OpenAI Launches its GPT Store with Custom Versions of ChatGPT ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: TikTok Videos to Get Big Screen TV Views with New Chromecast Support ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Instagram Announces New Initiatives to Protect Teens on the Platform ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Google Releases Multiple New Features and Tools in CES 2024 ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: X Makes an Announcement that it is "Now a Video-First Platform" 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:00:05:53

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[News: 222] Week 2, Dec 2023: Amazon, TikTok, Threads, Pinterest, YouTube

12/13/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 222 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Amazon, TikTok, Threads, Pinterest, YouTube Week 2, Dec 2023: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Amazon Launches 'Amazon Q', Generative AI Assistant for Organizations ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: TikTok & Ticketmaster Expand Partnership for In-App Event Tickets ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Threads Rolls Out 'Keyword Search in Any Language' Feature Globally ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Pinterest Expands 'Direct Links to Website' Options from Pins & Ads ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: YouTube Upgrades 'Product Drop' & Community 'Post Creation' Features 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 Important: Connected Church Academy opening soon! Get notified: https://cca.live

Duration:00:06:35

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[News: 221] Week 1, Dec 2023: Android, Meta, Mastercard, TikTok, WhatsApp

12/6/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 221 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, Meta, Mastercard, TikTok, WhatsApp Week 1, Dec 2023: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Android Releases New Features for Google TV, WearOS and Google Home ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Meta Celebrates 10 Years of FAIR, AI Research, Releases New AI Models ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Mastercard Launches its Own Generative AI Chatbot, 'Shopping Muse' ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: TikTok Launches 'Artist Account' & Announces 'Open House' AR Event ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: WhatsApp Releases 'Secret Code for Chat Lock' Security Feature 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 Important: Connected Church Academy opening soon! Get notified: https://cca.live

Duration:00:05:49

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[News: 220] Week 5, Nov 2023: Threads, TikTok, Meta, YouTube, X

12/1/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 220 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, Meta, YouTube, X Week 5, Nov 2023: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: YouTube Says Users With Ad-Blockers May Experience Delay in Loading ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Meta Allows Expanded Access to Content, Library API for Data Research ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: TikTok Releases Music Impact Report With Key Trends & User Behaviour ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: X Brings Back 'Post Headlines' to Link Previews, as an Image Overlay ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Threads Posts Can Now Be Tagged by Topic, To Keep Them Organized 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:00:05:32

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[News: 219] Week 4, Nov 2023: Amazon, Instagram, Meta, Google, YouTube

11/22/2023
Welcome to Connected Church News - Episode 219 The Weekly Digital, Social Media & Web3 News episode for Leaders and Media Teams of Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits. This week, we have news about: Amazon, Instagram, Meta, Google, YouTube Week 4, Nov 2023: ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Amazon Partners with Facebook & Instagram Enabling In-App Purchases ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: Instagram Rolls Out New Content Creation, Editing Tools & Analytics ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Google Launches an Interesting Experiment called Notes, within Search ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Meta Releases Two New Generative AI Projects, Emu Video & Emu Edit ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: YouTube Releases 'Dream Track', a New AI-Powered Music Creation Tool 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