Nearly two-thirds of those age 65 and older go online and a record share now own smartphones – although many seniors remain relatively divorced from digital life.
The Pew Research Center’s latest data on older adults and technology
Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life
Lee Rainie will describe the Project’s research about those 65 and older use of technology
For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.
Mary will present the Pew Internet Project’s latest data on social media participation among older American adults, including new findings about user motivations and the role of mobile devices.
An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.
A "heat map" showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.
Major trends in how different generations of Americans use the internet
Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubledâ€”from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010.