Online Social Networks No Longer Just for Teens Andy Carvin, NPR's senior strategist for online communities, describes how online social networking sites are taking off among adults. No longer the domain of high-school and college students, today parents — and even grandparents — are logging on and finding friends.
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Online Social Networks No Longer Just for Teens

Online Social Networks No Longer Just for Teens

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Andy Carvin, NPR's senior strategist for online communities, describes how online social networking sites are taking off among adults.

No longer the domain of high-school and college students, today parents — and even grandparents — are logging on and finding friends.

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Andy Carvin, NPR's senior strategist for online communities

Christine Rosen, senior editor at New Atlantis Journal and resident fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center; author of the article "Virtual Friendship and the New Narcissism."