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Is the social media killing interaction?

  Huffpost have recently released study data showing that social media may be the reason that neighbourhoods are not as close knit as say 30 years ago. It used to be the case that everyone knew everyone but now people are rarely even close with their next door neighbours. The study results show that social […]
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Facebook For Over 50s

An intersting article in the Telegraph showed how over 50s are increasingly using Facebook to keep in touch with family and friends. Facebook has changed the way we operate on the internet. The social network, launched in 2004, now has over a billion users, and the chances are that you are one of them. Research […]
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Over 50s And Their Phones

Mazuma mobile have written an interesting article about Over 50s and Smartphones.  It highlights how older people are often portrayed as being scared of change or stubbornly intransigent, particularly when it comes to technology. But a new survey by Mobiles.co.uk they say suggests that this couldn’t be further from the truth!  According to the study, […]
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Technology Supporting The Oldest In Society

A special report by The Economist shows how technology can dramatically improve the quality of life for those aged 80+. They suggest that although lifespans are being stretched, the very last chapter is often grim. From the age of 80, in the rich world one person in five will be afflicted with some form of dementia, […]