Monday, August 15, 2022

Church of England publishes first guidelines to regulate use of social media


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

Coinciding with the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to Facebook today. The Church of England has published the first guidelines for social media at all.

Justin Welby will hold a question-and-answer session at the UK Social Network. His speech will include the publication of a digital code, which the Church hopes users will share, to ensure a more positive online ritual. Kindness, welcome, inspiration and solidarity

At the same time, the new guidelines include things like ensuring children’s safety on the Internet and how to protect young people and adults from penetration, with the importance of maintaining honesty and respect while dealing with others.

“The social media has changed the way we live, so I encourage every one of us to think about how to use the Internet,” Welby said. “Every time we interact on the Internet, we have a choice between joining the ranks of cynical currents that hurt others and between groups that spread good and peace. ”

“I hope that these guidelines and the digital charter will encourage the regular and skeptical church leaders to be open to thinking and experimenting with more Christian faith,” Wilby said.

The church confirmed that it would modify the accounts of its social media, with the possibility of banning and reporting any person posting inappropriate, inappropriate or offensive comments.

Read also: Pope establishes Vatican rules for the first time

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