Not surprisingly, Baby Boomers and Millennials use Facebook very differently. This is manifested in their social media approach to friendship, family & romance – where Boomers reconnect while Millennials seek to expand their personal networks. Boomers use Facebook to augment their existing news sources, while for many Millennials, social media becomes their primary news source. And of course Millennials are far more tech savvy, having grown up with technology.
Social media can be a powerful tool for maintaining intergenerational connections, and especially useful for large families that are spread around the world geographically. However, family members need to be “on the same page”, both literally and figuratively, in the way they use social media.
Consider This: Does your family use social media to connect and engage? Or do the younger generation run and hide when mother posts something on a wall what is meant for a private message?
Original article: https://davidwerdiger.com/2018/04/using-facebook-baby-boomers-vs-millennials/
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