Old School, Meet New School: Seniors Tackle Social Networks

Call them the silver foxes of Facebook: seniors are using social media sites in growing numbers.

To meet the demand of older folks who want to get their tweet on, there’s an increase in the number of classes being offered. Various organizations are training seniors how to share, search and connect in the social realm.

“Social media is the fastest growing area of new applications for older adults using technology,” said Tom Kamber, the executive director for a New York City based non-profit called Older Adults Technology Services (OATS). Read more

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