New AARP/Microsoft study examines the generational differences of communicating…

February 7th, 2012 1 Comment

NJ Senior Care | A new study by AARP/Microsoft has released a new study of computer and mobile device users, ranging in age from 13 to 75. The study found that sites such as Facebook and Twitter are helping build quality and quantity of communication within the family.

Some other interesting statistics from the study:

  • 83 percent of the users have concerns about the safety of their internet activity
  • 64 percent of parents/grandparents of teens report being extremely or very concerned about online safety risks which could affect their family
  • 30 percent of all respondents would like their family members to communicate more through social networking sites
  • 83 percent think going online is a “helpful” form of communicating with family members
  • 63 percent of the 13-25 year-olds would rather text than any other way of communicating, but only 31 percent of the 39-75 age group would rather text

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