82% of Boomers who use the internet also have at least one social media account. Their platforms of choice are Facebook and LinkedIn which neatly split their work and personal lives. Baby Boomers are less likely to use other social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
Percentage of U.S. Baby Boomers who use selected social networks as of February 2019CharacteristicShare of U.S. Baby Boomer adultsYouTube70%Facebook68%Pinterest27%LinkedIn24%5 more rows•24 Aug 2021
What do Boomers use the Internet for?
Online Boomers are more likely to use Web sites that provide information or support for people interested in a specific medical condition or personal situations (our support group question): 55% vs. 36% of wired GenX. Online Boomers are more likely to get financial information: 50% of wired Boomers have done that vs.
Do baby boomers use the internet?
Baby boomers dont necessarily use the internet less than other adults, but their habits may appear that way due to their internet activities. As it turns out, 87 percent of adults ages 50-64 used the internet in 2018 ― only about 10 percent less than the studys two younger age groups (adults ages 18-29 and 30-49).
What baby boomers think is cool?
40 Things All Baby Boomers Think Are CoolCursive. Cursive doesnt actually help. China Plates. What is the point of having super expensive plates that never get used? 24-Hours News Networks. You want to scream fake news at something? Diamonds. Patterned Wallpaper. Unpaid Internships. Crocs. Blaming Millennials.More items