Gulp. I'm one of the silver surfers they object to so much.
Almost a third of 16-to-34 year-olds have deleted their accounts because they no longer see it as ‘cool’.
Nearly 60 per cent of Britons aged over 55 now have a Facebook account, according to the study of 2,000 people commissioned by Halifax and carried out by Opinium Research.
In the poll, a third of Facebook users admitted to blocking a family member so they can no longer see their account or do not receive automatic updates.
One in ten young people signed up to other platforms to give them independence from their parents.
However, among the over-55s, three percent have an Instagram account and even fewer – around one percent – use Snapchat. Source: Daily Mail.
I looked up Snapchat, which is new to me. It seems you take a picture, add some words and send it to a friend. After they've read it, the post disappears. No more history, no more embarrassing past.
Wouldn't work for this silver surfer because I don't have a smart-phone or close friends to gossip with or snipe at. Anyway, I want to share content. A few words wouldn't work for me.
Let's see if I can sum up the subject of my blog today in a few words. Um...
'Surf to the shore, jump off your board and ride Snapchat instead.' I'd post a picture of hunky surfers surrounded by beautiful girls holding smart-phones. No need to talk about important matters affecting the world we live in. Just have fun.
'Life is change', 'Go with the flow', 'Live well'. There's a lot to be said for enjoying the moment. I'm not sure I wouldn't have done the same if I had a chance to be young again.