Inspired Mobility: Hip-Hop Pioneer "Rev Run" Takes The Faith And Mobility Message To The Big Apple Ahead Of Social Media Sunday

Nov 17, 2015, 13:48 ET from AT&T Inc.

DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary front man for the rap group Run DMC Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons wants to see your inspirational social posts using #InspiredMobility on Nov.  22 for Social Media Sunday.   Rev. Run will take that message to the radio airwaves for AT&T Inspired Mobility.  It's a national conversation about how people are connecting faith and inspiration with mobility. Rev. Run will also greet fans today at the Midtown Manhattan AT&T Store at 250 W. 57th Street, starting at 2 p.m. ET.

Social Media Sunday is a time where people are encouraged to share their inspirational social posts, check-ins, memes, photos and videos using #InspiredMobility wherever they are.

"Sharing inspiration with mobility is so much a part of who I am," said Rev. Run. "I remember when I first set up my Twitter account, @RevRunWisdom.  My sole mission was to inspire by sharing words of wisdom, and I'm happy to spread the word about how others can share and connect around positive thoughts, especially during the holiday season."

In a recent survey1 sponsored by AT&T*, 4-in-10 (41%) respondents said they use a mobile phone, tablet or laptop to connect to faith-based organizations or inspiration sites. The survey also showed that 72% of those who use mobility to connect with their faith report using social media. Facebook and YouTube were the most popular channels. More than 40% of respondents said they use their devices to listen or download inspirational music.

You can catch Rev. Run on the following radio shows:

  • The Yolanda Adams Morning Show (Nationally Syndicated)
  • Tammie Holland Morning Show – 100.3 the Beat (St. Louis)
  • Bobby & Stacey in the Morning – WOMC (Detroit)  
  • The Breakfast Club (Nationally Syndicated and also televised on REVOLT TV)
  • The Patty Jackson Morning Show – WDAS (Philadelphia)
  • Sasha the Diva – Kiss 104 (Atlanta)
  • The Cruz Show – Power 106 (Los Angeles)

Follow Rev Run on Twitter (@RevRunWisdom), Instagram (@RevWon) and on Facebook for his Inspired Mobility updates. You can join the conversation by using the #InspiredMobility hashtag to share inspirational thoughts, videos, check-ins and photos on social media. Visit the AT&T Newsroom to learn more about Inspired Mobility and the research.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

1 Research commissioned by AT&T and conducted by ResearchNow. Online poll of more than 1,000 people in the U.S. aged 18 years and older. Blacks and Hispanics were oversampled (n=200 each) for the purpose of a more direct comparison with whites. Additional information available here.

2 Once a month or more

3 Watching online worship services or videos of inspiring speakers

4 Among those who have used a mobile device during a worship service to connect with their faith/inspiration or those who have never used a mobile device during a service to engage in activities unrelated to the service 

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