Women Over 55 Flocking to Facebook!

Story on CNN today highlights the incredible changes in social media. “While online social networks like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace are known hang-outs for younger adults and teenagers, older generations in recent months have been taking to the medium at a faster rate than any other age group, according to industry reports.”

The highlights:

  • Women older than 55 make up the fastest-growing age group on Facebook
  • Expert says the site has hit a “tipping point,” causing older people to join
  • Some older family members use the site to get in touch with younger generations
  • One mother says Facebook has become her family’s “living room”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s