Facebook For Over 50s

An intersting article in the Telegraph showed how over 50s are increasingly using Facebook to keep in touch with family and friends.

Facebook has changed the way we operate on the internet. The social network, launched in 2004, now has over a billion users, and the chances are that you are one of them.

Research from Silversurfers has revealed that Facebook is kingpin of social media for the over 50s.  They found that 47 per cent of the over 50s believe they will use Facebook more as they grow older.

While for the younger generation social media may be seen as a hindrance rather than a help, the over 50s recognise that as they grow older, social media will become more and more valuable, helping the to play a key role in keeping in touch with friends and family.

If you want to read more follow this link to The Telegraph.

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