They're small. The keys are tiny. The text is barely big enough to read. Their ringtones are jarring, and only your 15-year-old grandson knows how to work it. Cell phones are a must-have these days, but that doesn't mean they're any more fun to use than they were 10 years ago.
As if we needed much confirmation. You take us to task on our Facebook page; you Tweet us links to your blogs; you're repinning our pins. Every day, you tell us how you spent time learning a new gadget, or asked someone a little younger to show you how. Every day, you spend more money online than any other demographic. You're playing Words With Friends, you're selling your used fishing rods on Craigslist, and you're starting new jobs with a little help from your LinkedIn profile. When we blog about age discrimination by your employers, you respond with 66 strongly worded comments. Are you on the Internet? To us at AARP, it sure seems that way.
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