We’ve heard that “gaming” is all the rage, and people can’t stop talking about “friending” people on Facebook, but young people aren’t the only ones playing online anymore. Boomers are behaving like teenagers on the Internet too—joining online communities, playing games and shopping according to a new study. The perception that people over 50 are only dabbling on the Internet has been totally dispelled by this study – in fact, they’re pretty much doing the same stuff online that 20 year olds are! The majority of folks said their online community is important to them and that they are going online to check for news now more than ever!
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