Older adults on social media are on the rise

Older adults on social media are on the rise

It seems that older generations are much more active on the Internet than the list of gadgets they own could lead us to suppose, as we published a few days ago; at least in the United Kingdom, since according to the results of a study carried out by myvouchercodes.co.uk, an Internet site dedicated to discount coupons, the percentage of users belonging to age groups over 60 years old is increase. As reported by the British newspaper The Telegraph, MyVoucherCodes conducted a survey of 1,341 people over 60 residing in the United Kingdom and the results are eloquent: 22% of those consulted are active users of social networks and professionals, with a 71% of them are on Facebook, 34% have a Twitter account and 9% are LinkedIn users. Of the 22% of active users on social networks, 68% created their account during the last 12 months and 51% of them indicated that they had done so motivated by their children or grandchildren. Also, 51% said they connect to social media at least once a week and 35% indicated that they connect a few times a month. Another reason to join social networks was to find old friends and to keep in touch with relatives and loved ones who are far away. If this is the trend in the UK, how is it in the rest of the world and especially in Spain? goes: Allfacebook