Connecting with Family is largest increase in Social Media activity
Here are two exerts I pulled from the Experian 2010 Social Media Report
Two-thirds of all online adults today have visited a social networking site in the last 30 days, up from 53% in 2008 and 20% in 2007. Social networks have most thoroughly penetrated the young adult market, as nearly 9-in-10 online 18-to 34-year-olds visit such sites today. But even older Americans are tapping into social networks, with 41% of online adults age 50 and older making monthly visits to sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.
These are American Stats Kiwi's but I'd expect to see similar trends here too.
My question is: If we're so in touch with family and friends several times a day, what do we talk about at the dining table? The normal "so how was your day?" just doesn't apply. Or does that extra contact enable more in-depth discussion?
And here's the evidence...