"Tell It Like It Really Is": A Case of Online Content Creation and Sharing Among Older Adult Bloggers

@inproceedings{Brewer2016TellIL,
  title={"Tell It Like It Really Is": A Case of Online Content Creation and Sharing Among Older Adult Bloggers},
  author={Robin Brewer and Anne Marie Piper},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2016}
}
While the majority of older adults are now active online, they are often perceived as passive consumers of online information rather than active creators of content. As a counter to this view, we examine the practices of older adult bloggers (N=20) through in-depth interviews. We study this group of older adults as a unique case of content creation and sharing. We find that the practice of creating and sharing through blogging meets several important psychological and social needs for older… CONTINUE READING
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