older adults and internet use RSS
The internet usage among the senior citizens is on a steady rise. A study by AARP revealed that they are regular visitors of social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook. Out of 1,360 seniors surveyed, 27% use those websites. Of these, 31% use Facebook most often.
However, it would be wrong to say that seniors only use social networks. Nielsen Report found that sending emails is the most popular online activity among people who are 65 or older. As shown in the infographic below by MedAlertHelp,