A number of followers of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s Facebook page have received messages seeking donations from accounts impersonating the teacher.
Dan Zigmond, a Zen priest and the director of analytics for Facebook’s News Feed, says that social media can help people bring out their best selves.
A new and quickly growing organization called Buddhist Insights is helping New Yorkers meditate in all manner of surprising places.
A roundup of thoughtful responses gleaned from Facebook and Twitter.
There are a lot of bots on Twitter that regularly tweet inspirational quotes or automated nonsense, but one new account is breaking through the noise. @john_cage_bot posts a random section from John Cage’s classic piece, 4’33”, every three hours. Here’s one profound example: When pianist David Tudor first performed it in 1952, Cage’s work, […]
2015 was a big year for @LionsRoar.
The promise came in a letter from Chan and husband Mark Zuckerberg to their newborn daughter, Max.
Early this morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posted a photo of himself praying at Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi’an, China. Zuckerberg is visiting Asia to promote Facebook — though the network is blocked in China. Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, is Buddhist. In his post, Zuckerberg wrote that he offered a prayer for his wife at the […]
The actor, author, and undisputed King of Social Media George Takei reflects on his fascinating personal history
As Burma is emerging from 50 years of military dictatorship, its citizens are thronging to social media, and anti-Muslim extremists are too.