With more than 900 million active users on Facebook, it’s becoming an unavoidable truth that our parents, aunts and uncles, and even grandparents are creeping into the realm of social networking. For some people, Facebook might help connect far away family members to each other.
For others, having relatives on your social networks might just be an awkward annoyance. Or perhaps, as with any new user of a technology, there’s just a general gap in understanding the tool. Like this mom, trying to get her daughter into college by writing on the college’s Facebook wall:
We’re wondering if your parents or relatives are on Facebook, and what the experience has been like. We’re hoping that hearing from you on this topic will help us better understand how social networks are changing family dynamics.
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