Introducing the Olds to the Internet

“Could you explain a bit about this ‘Face-something’ and having to be a ‘friend,’” one senior citizen asks at the start of Cyber-Seniors, a new documentary now available on VOD that chronicles how seniors learn to use the Internet. She’s referring, of course, to Facebook, the ubiquitous social network.

It’s hard for anyone under the age of 35—or even under the age of 65—to imagine not understanding how to use Facebook, but for those born around the end of the first World War, it’s totally foreign. But even for members of the older generation, it’s never too late to learn how to use the Internet—and even how to make a YouTube video—if just for a short while.

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