Local Man Live-Tweets Social Media Fast

SANFORD, FL—Feeling a deep conviction over his addiction to Twitter, Facebook, and even Google+, local man Jake Overton recently committed himself to a 24-hour fast from all social media, which he live-tweeted for the edification of his followers.

Excerpts from the stream of tweets taking followers on his journey of self-denial and discipleship are below.

Overton reportedly celebrated the completion of his day-long fast with a blog post contemplating the denial of self in the midst of suffering, which he plans to share on his various social media accounts every hour for a full three days.