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Social Retiree

A desire to stay connected has seniors turning to social networking platforms

Implications - Seeking to maintain social engagements, seniors are turning to digital networking platforms as a means to stay connected. Providing social platforms that make engagement and online communication easier for aging consumers, these custom-tailored platforms offer seniors the chance to connect with others in similar life stages, reflecting a need to maintain a level of socialization, even in old age.
3.4
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Megatrends
7 Featured, 59 Examples:
259,875 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Apr 14 — Jan 15
Trending:
Mild

Featured Examples

Social Media-Connected Photo Frames
Social Media-Connected Photo Frames
The Famatic Social Photo Frame Targets Older Generations
Staying connected with friends and family members in this day and age seems almost effortless, yet for some it isn’t so easy; enter the Famatic Social Photo Frame. It targets older generations... MORE
Senior Social Media Apps
Senior Social Media Apps
This 7-In-1 App For Seniors Supports Facebook, Email & More
FamilyRibbon is a New York-based startup that has come up with an incredible 7-in-1 app for seniors that will enable them to use the Internet and social media for communication. The app is actually... MORE
Senior Social Networking Sites
Senior Social Networking Sites
SeniorMaze Helps Seniors Connects With Others Their Age
Seniormaze.com is a senior social networking website that is dedicated to people around the world aged 40 and over. That may appear to be a pretty broad definition of ‘senior’, but the... MORE
Elderly Life-Logging Apps
Elderly Life-Logging Apps
Sensara is an App for the Elderly That Spots Unusual Activity
Parents and their children are often at ends when it comes to senior care, but Sensara is a fantastic app for the elderly that helps keep family members in the loop and lets seniors maintain their... MORE
Elderly Video-Calling Platforms
Elderly Video-Calling Platforms
Speakset is a Simplified Video Calling Service for Seniors
Speakset is a UK video calling service start-up that aims to make its platform extremely easy to use, especially by seniors. Rather that requiring its users to have a computer or a smartphone, this... MORE
play_circle_filled Senior Communication Apps
Senior Communication Apps
BigHappyInbox's Technology for Seniors Simplifies Emails, Photos & News
BigHappyInbox is an app that simplifies news and email technology for seniors, so that they can easily keep in touch with family members. A lot of messaging services are so packed with features,... MORE
play_circle_filled Senior Selfie Campaigns
Senior Selfie Campaigns
The McDonald's Senior Citizen Edition Commercial Proves Aging is Fun
The McDonald’s Senior Citizen Edition commercial proves that getting old can be a lot of fun. The fast food ad features an elderly cast who are carefree and youthful in their spirit. This... MORE

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