Aleteia

Social Media

How to opt out of the culture of narcissism

Here's a way to make sure your commitment to self-improvement doesn't venture into a harmful place.

Pope tells high schoolers to guard against cell phone addiction

Cell phones are great, he says, but life is for "communication" not for mere "contacts."

Beware the social media trap of living for “likes”

True respect from one person who knows us well is worth more than a thousand "likes" from strangers.

The working mom who leads hundreds of people in the Rosary on Instagram every morning

Her goal is to leverage social media to get 100 million people praying.

How to make real-life friendships with your social media friends

It might be a little awkward at first, but the rewards of face-to-face friendship are worth the effort.

The Queen’s first Instagram post is a perfect example of social media manners

At 92, the monarch shows the importance of being polite -- even behind a screen.

A missing girl with Down syndrome is found thanks to social media

Word went out through Facebook, Twitter, and others, and a WhatsApp user ended up finding her.

Do we need a review of Church teaching on reputation and slander?

If we’ve fallen prey to the bewitchment of online faux-indignation, we have to repent.

Bishop Barron on the internet and Satan’s game

When you’re about to make a comment, ask yourself a very simple question

Yes, I ban smartphones and video games, but here’s why I support social media

Here's the key question: Are you using it or is it using you?