Facebook Is Testing New ‘Prayer Post’ Feature for Faith Groups

(Faithwire) Facebook is testing a new feature called “prayer posts” for groups on the platform.

“You may enable group members to ask for and respond to prayers in a post,” read a Facebook prompt shared last week by Robert P. Jones, founder and CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute.

A spokesperson for the social media platform told the Religion News Service that the feature — which will allow users to post prayer requests as well as click a “pray” button to let other posters know they have prayed for their respective requests — is currently in the testing phase.

“Our mission to give people the power to build community extends to the world’s largest community: the faith community.” said Nona Jones, head of…

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Editor’s note. This article was written by Tré Goins-Phillips and published at Faithwire.


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