Generational Social Networking

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Social Media Use By Generations [TABLE]:

Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project

83% of Millennials use social networking sites, compared to 67% in 2008.

62% of Gen Xers use social networking sites, compared to 36% in 2008.

50% of Young Boomers use social networking sites, compared to 20% in 2008.

43% of Older Boomers use social networking sites, compared to 9% in 2008.

34% of the Silent Generation use social networking sites, compared to 11% in 2008.

16% of the G.I. Generation use social networking sites, compared to 4% in 2008.

THOUGHT: Social network use is becoming ubiquitous, woven into the fabric of our everyday lives much like email and search have done before it.

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