Friday, August 27, 2010

Social Networking Surges For Seniors : NPR

Social Networking Surges For Seniors : NPR:
77-year-old Suzette D'Hooghe works on her laptop computer.
"Grandma is posting a photo on Facebook.

Grandpa is looking for former colleagues on LinkedIn.

And more and more people ages 50 and older are joining social networks, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. The study found that social networking has almost doubled among this population — growing from 22 percent to 42 percent over the past year."

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