[Air-L] research on older people's use of social networking sites

Ben Anderson benander at essex.ac.uk
Thu Jul 30 04:25:56 PDT 2009

On 25 Jul 2009, at 16:46, Virpi Ylanne wrote:

> I wonder if anyone on this site is doing research on older people's  
> (60+ yrs) use of social networking sites (e.g. facebook, myspace),  
> or if you know of any such work.

there have also been some excellent studies of seniornet:


which pre-dates fb/myspace etc but reveals similar social processes  
with web 0.5 :-)


Dr Ben Anderson

Sociology @ Essex

Centre for Research on Economic Sociology and Innovation

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