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A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

Without This Modern Addiction, Can I Keep My Friends?

Joni Hirsch Blackman | Posted 04.10.2012 | Fifty
Joni Hirsch Blackman

To Facebook or not to Facebook: I never thought that was the question. The last thing I needed was yet another reason to stay in front of a screen. But I am increasingly frustrated by this virtual brick wall.

I'm an Antisocial Curmudgeon Over 50 -- So Why Am I on Facebook?

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

I joined Facebook at the behest of my children, who thought it would be a good idea if I joined the 21st century. Kicking and screaming, I signed up. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I now have about 400 friends.

Has Life After 50 Got You Feeling Invisible? HuffPost Readers Speak Out

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Articles regularly pop up talking about how men and women over 50 are ignored by marketers, advertisers, the movie industry, politicians and the media, often convincing us that we are, in fact, invisible.

Baby Boomers And The Power Of Social Networking

Brent Green | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brent Green

The Internet provides Baby Boomers with the most potent medium in history to effect change, nearby and far away. Social networks are no longer merely local and temporal but rather global and eternal.