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If your grandchildren, children or friends are always nagging you to join them on social media, it can feel like the safest option to say ‘No, thank you’, but you might be missing out. “There’s a misconception that social media is for 18 to 24-year-olds,” says Dawn McGruer, from Business Consort Digital and Social Media Academy, “but it’s becoming more popular with all ages, as people want to reconnect with old friends and stay in touch with their grandchildren.”
From finding lost friends to expressing your creative side, getting hobby inspiration and staying abreast of the news, there are lots of advantages to getting social. With so many different sites to choose from, it can seem a bit daunting when you try to get started, but this guide should help you identify which you’d enjoy.