Over-50s use internet like teenagers

Some 58% of people over the age of 50 use internet at least once a day, compared with 61% of teenagers according to a poll by the government’s economic policy unit CPB.

Email is particularly popular with older people – some 96% use it regularly, compared with 82% of teenagers. MSN is popular with 75% of teenagers but just 25% of those over 50.

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