Conclave 2013: Electing a Pope in a Social Media World

When white smoke billows out of the Sistine Chapel's chimney, the centuries-old signal that a new pope has been chosen, thousands of people will get a text message and an email. It's not a service from the Holy See, but rather Pope Alarm, a new website launched before the start of the conclave on Tuesday that promises "when the smoke goes up, you'll know what's going down." Once the new pope is introduced to the world on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, thousands more will then check their...Full Story
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