Alert
Close

Top the Treasure Hunt leaderboard by 5 p.m. Friday to win a $100 gift card! Learn more

Highlights

Close

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!
AARP Games Tournament
Technology and Innovation

 

 

AARP-iPad-ePub-app

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

Most Popular
Articles

Viewed

Social Media: How Connected Are You?

How Americans 50 and older use technology

How often do you post on your social media pages?

Ages 18-49 50-plus
1 or more times a day  
24%
23%
At least once a month  
23% 22%
Less than once a month  
15%
19%
At least once a week  
36% 28%
Do not post on sites  
2% 8%


 Why don't you use social media sites?

Ages 18-49 50-plus
Not interested/waste of time  
67% 58%
No Internet access  
21% 28%
Safety/privacy concerns  
17% 21%
Don't know  
1% 4%

Do you own an iPad or tablet computer?

Ages 18-49
50-plus
Yes  
25%
20%
No  
73% 78%

Use of landline vs. cellphone

Ages 18-49 50-plus
Cellphone only  
46%
15%
Both landline and cellphone  
47% 74%
Landline only  
7%
11%

Do you plan to get rid of your landline?

Ages 18-49 50-plus
Yes  
11% 8%
No  
87%
91%

Study of 1,000 adults age 18 and over conducted by SSRS, July 18-22, 2012.  

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

related video

Get the most out of everything AARP has to offer with AARP for iPad. It combines the best content from our website and publications with new features to help you discover useful tools, articles and videos, as well as our great discounts and benefits.

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Cheryl's

Members save on custom baked goods packages arrangements from Cheryl’s.

Movies Unlimited

Members save 10% on purchases of DVDs & Blu-ray discs from Movies Unlimited.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.