Sep 5 Posted 2 years ago
Well I hope age doesnt put me out! Im also in the 45/55 group. Age does not matter the slightest bit, I have members over 80 years old on several of my sites .
Sites need to be made more user freindly for the older folk:)
Nov 15 Posted 3 years ago
Nice piece Samuel.
I am in the 40-54 demographic which is seen by some as too old for anything.
That said, I also represent a rather large group who are eager to get their collective head around Social Media. The problem with the young guns is that many see those who want to know and learn as laggards. They (the young guns) don't realise that they are perpetuating the stereotype of the "arrogant cavalier" by treating those with experience and passion (but with limited knowledge of the technology) with contempt.
Those employing also fall into the same trap; the employer believes Social Media are the new cool toys that only the kids understand. Ask Obama or Peter Fox who is using Social Media. Employ a kid to look after your brand or employ a granny; the outcome will be measured by results...not the persons age.
There is no age for Social Media; if you are good at it, you are good at it.
Oct 24 Posted 3 years ago
Ask Zuckerberg who Facebook is targeted for and I guess the answer would be "everybody as long as they can use it". Who wouldn't want more clients, right? Age is not a problem. It depends on how enthusiastic a person is.
Thanks for the article!
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