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Silver Surfers Fuel Online Growth

5.7.2010 by Stephen McNamara

Proving that silver surfers are not necessarily inhibited by technology if the content is attractive enough, those aged over 50 now account for more 31 per cent of the total people online. As grandparents join social media sites as a new way to connect with their family and friends, the presence of over 50s online has resulted in a five per cent increase in the total number of UK online users. With 14 million images uploaded to Facebook every day, social networking sites have become a valuable resource connecting older generations with the outside world. Behind community sites, the 50-plus…