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Nativity Story Told through Social Media Goes Viral
Christian Post ^ | 12-20-10 | Audrey Barrick

Posted on 12/20/2010 7:49:58 PM PST by STARWISE

The Digital Story Of The Nativity

In tune with the social media era, Excentric – a Lisbon, Portugal, company – created a video that tells the Christmas story through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google, among other popular media tools.

In the last week, the video has been viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube, with most of the viewers liking it.

Miguel Figueiredo, president of Excentric, told CNN that he wanted to illustrate how social media tools can work.

And he used the familiar story of Jesus Christ's birth to demonstrate so.

"The story for us is very familiar, even all the details," he told CNN, noting that Portugal is a predominantly Catholic country. "Of course we involved the people who are more connected to the religion on a more daily basis and they were very participative in the creative process."

(Excerpt) Read more at christianpost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nativity; socialmedia; twitter; viral
I watch it a few times a day ..;). Captivating. Blessed, Peaceful Christmas to all .. and prayers for our wonderful military. God bless and protect them.
1 posted on 12/20/2010 7:50:00 PM PST by STARWISE
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The Digital Story Of The Nativity


2 posted on 12/20/2010 7:53:48 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Hildy; onyx; Faith; Pegita; La Enchiladita; Kathy in Alaska; LUV W; TASMANIANRED; penelopesire; ...

.. Ping!


3 posted on 12/20/2010 7:58:02 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: RedMDer; fatima; vox_freedom; Fiddlstix; musicman; Outlaw Woman; ohioWfan; DrDeb; baseballmom; ...

... Jingle .. ;)


4 posted on 12/20/2010 8:00:25 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

The media may change but the message remains the same.


5 posted on 12/20/2010 8:01:15 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (There were no tax "cuts" - they were simply a rollback of Clinton's record tax increases.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Amen .. and it does.


6 posted on 12/20/2010 8:04:50 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Wow


7 posted on 12/20/2010 8:08:17 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: STARWISE

Love it! Merry Christmas!


8 posted on 12/20/2010 8:11:29 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward with Confidence!)
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To: STARWISE

excellent!


9 posted on 12/20/2010 8:12:17 PM PST by jackspyder
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To: STARWISE

Wow! Great! Well Done!


10 posted on 12/20/2010 8:14:09 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: STARWISE
I've seen this about a dozen times and discover something new with each viewing.

Favorite part: The FaceBook "Like" count spinning like crazy with the announcement of the Birth of The Savior.

Close second: The slightly historically incorrect:
“Avoid Romans”

11 posted on 12/20/2010 8:18:55 PM PST by EyeGuy (RaceMarxist Obama: The Politics of Vengeance)
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To: STARWISE

Merry Cool Christmas


12 posted on 12/20/2010 8:20:29 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: STARWISE

Got it in an e-mail and shared it on my Facebook page (oddly enough! LOL). It is a HOOT! Sooooo timely!


13 posted on 12/20/2010 8:22:04 PM PST by LUV W (Deck the harrs with bowrs of horry. Fah, rah, rah, rah, rahhhhh....rah, rah, rah, rahhhhhhh! :))
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To: EyeGuy

Maybe the Romans were as crabby as the Jews at Caesar Augustus’ stupid way of arranging a tax and census. Why couldn’t they register with whatever tax collector served their current address then the tax collectors get together in Rome to collate their data?


14 posted on 12/20/2010 8:24:12 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: EyeGuy

Yes, the “Avoid Romans” was hilarious!


15 posted on 12/20/2010 8:28:26 PM PST by Moonmad27
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To: LUV W; jackspyder; Fiddlstix; combat_boots; HiTech RedNeck; EyeGuy; RedMDer

It’s so darn clever .. you have watch it
many times to catch all the details.
I LOVE it, and I agree .. ‘avoid Romans’
is just a WOW.


16 posted on 12/20/2010 8:28:55 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Phsstpok; John Robinson; Alas Babylon!; NYer; Salvation; ELS; markomalley; nickcarraway; ...

.. Jingle .. and Blessed Christmas.


17 posted on 12/20/2010 8:32:29 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

What I was referring to was the fact that it was actually Herod, the Jewish puppet King of the Romans, who issued the order to kill all the babies, and about whom, Joseph had the dream warning him to flee to Egypt with Mary and the Christ Child.


18 posted on 12/20/2010 8:35:36 PM PST by EyeGuy (RaceMarxist Obama: The Politics of Vengeance)
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To: STARWISE

Merry Christmas!


19 posted on 12/20/2010 8:37:15 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont; Cindy; Lady Jag; jellybean

And the same to you and yours.
God bless us all .. we need
His mercy and protection more
than ever.


20 posted on 12/20/2010 8:43:27 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Many times is right or hit pause - just too fast.


21 posted on 12/20/2010 8:48:14 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: STARWISE

Wonderful! That’s as close as I will get to the Digital Revolution! :)


22 posted on 12/20/2010 8:48:54 PM PST by GoldwaterChick
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To: GoldwaterChick

LOL ..


23 posted on 12/20/2010 9:01:52 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Saw this Social Networking Nativity today on Facebook. Similar to the one you posted, but strictly facebook oriented.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sghwe4TYY18


24 posted on 12/20/2010 9:37:12 PM PST by dawn53
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To: STARWISE

Awesome video. Merry Christmas. Three million viewers in two days.


25 posted on 12/20/2010 9:43:44 PM PST by Falconspeed ("Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94))
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To: Falconspeed

And to you!


26 posted on 12/20/2010 11:09:20 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: dawn53

Thank you ... ;)
Merry Christmas to you and yours.


27 posted on 12/20/2010 11:21:24 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: EyeGuy

Yeah... the bible doesn’t say exactly when the warning to Joseph actually happened. Joseph might have been told early on to wait up on the Magi and only then to go on the lam to Egypt.


28 posted on 12/20/2010 11:50:58 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: STARWISE

it is fun. Posted on Facebook & sent out emails on it earlier this week.

Nice to see clever aps of technology


29 posted on 12/21/2010 8:15:06 AM PST by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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