There was a time when Facebook was only accessible with a valid college email address. There was also a time when there was no such thing as the internet. Well, these two timelines are now at an intersection. Why is that older generations are so infatuated with Facebook? This article explores that very question. As Facebook continues to grow within our culture, older generations that once grew up without any internet are all are adapting to the changing times and connecting with old family and friends.
- Keeping tabs on loved ones, bonding with like-minded people and reconnect with old friends.
- Sharing their favorite bands, music, and pictures from their generation
- Curiosity of what others are up to has been a great hit.
“In a survey of over 350 American adults between the ages of 60 and 86, researchers at Pennsylvania State University found that older people enjoy the same things their younger counterparts do: using Facebook to bond with old friends and develop relationships with like-minded people.”