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Not so surprising then that its having an increasing impact on politics
Record numbers of older people are embracing smart & social technology, with a quarter of over-75s using tablet computers, and half of online baby boomers taking to social media.  ​The findings are from Ofcom’s annual Adults’ Media Use & Attitudes report, which reveals how people use, understand & feel about the media & communications they rely upon each day.
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