The new Christian social network myblab.com has increased its membership over 300% in just two months, according to the network co-founder Chris Burkhart. People from over sixteen different countries are now utilizing the new network that combines features from Facebook, MySpace and Twitter into one social website.
myblab.com continues to add features including myblab radio, a 24/7 live streaming of Christian music powered by the Air 1 Christian radio network. Users can listen to myblab radio in the Music section and they can also add the myblab radio player to their own profile with a single click.
Additionally, Burkhart says that Christian artists and bands signing up on myblab.com are getting free exposure right now as part of their music section. And well-known artists are promoted for free on the home page of myblab.com in the “Popular Artists” box that features direct links to the artists’ profile pages.
As bad headlines regarding privacy issues, cyber attacks, and divorce petition mentions continue to plague the social network giant Facebook, Burkhart hopes the moral disposition of the membership of myblab.com will discourage unseemly behavior that happens on other social network sites. “Obviously, any social network has the potential for exploitation by people who mean to do harm to others,” says Burkhart. “We do have a zero tolerance policy with anything inappropriate. Any user can flag any other profile and if we conclude it is offensive, we will delete it. We rely a lot on the users to be our eyes and ears, but we take the safety of the community very seriously.”
Burkhart’s vision for myblab.com is being fulfilled as the site is quickly becoming a worldwide community of believers uniting together in cyberspace. Burkhart grew up the son of a Methodist minister and created the community to become a resource for all people, both Christians and non-Christians alike. Burkhart foresees myblab.com becoming a valuable resource to connect people to churches in their area and with Christian-based organizations that can offer spiritual and practical needs such as dealing with health issues, financial difficulties, marital and family concerns, addictions or other problems they may be facing.
Myblab.com is currently running a contest promotion where users can win multiple prizes including a 32″ Sony Bravia LCD HD TV and a Dell Inspirion Laptop computer with 4GB memory and 320GB hard drive. New users of the website gain entries by creating a free profile on the myblab.com site and they can then obtain additional entries for every person they get to join the network. Entries into the contest are automatic for those already signed up on myblab.com . The contest ends on July 27.
Launched in 1995, Air 1 was one of the first music stations to stream its broadcast live on the internet. Now a network of over 100 radio signals, Air 1 is heard by over one million people each month.
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