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Shallie Bey

August 8, 2009 06:12 AM

As an advocate for baby boomer use of social media, I am delighted to see these numbers. Yes, us old dogs are learning new tricks. Thanks for sharing the truth of that insight with the world.

Shallie Bey
Smarter Small Business Blog


August 9, 2009 02:57 PM

proof without any doubt that Facebook is no longer the fad with youngsters.It no longer is the necessary part of their lives and is as ordinary as daily coffee.The rise of elderly on the website is a primary reason.Once elderly rush to something youngsters do the user demographic as a whole tends to change as youngsters no longer want to be associated with a product used by elderly.

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