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A case study-based investigation of experiences of people aged 65 years and over with online social interactions

Minocha, Shailey (2015). A case study-based investigation of experiences of people aged 65 years and over with online social interactions. In: Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies (CABS) and Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA) Seminar series: The Representation of Older People in Ageing Research, 30th October 2015, The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden, London, NW1 8NP.

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Abstract

Taking the example of an online photo journal which encourages users to document their life with just one photo each day, I will discuss how online social interactions influence the lives of people aged over 65 years, the challenges that they face, and the concerns that they have about being online.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Open University
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Social isolation in peope aged over 55 in Milton Keynes and possible solutionsNot SetMilton Keynes Council
Keywords: older people; blipfoto; people aged over 55; photo journal; social isolation; loneliness; online social interactions; digital skills; digital competence; elderly; silver surfers
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 45354
Depositing User: Shailey Minocha
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2016 13:57
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 10:33
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/45354
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