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Amazon’s Twitter Wish List, Perfect for the Coming Holidays

Amazon’s Twitter Wish List, Perfect for the Coming Holidays

amazon partners with twitter

Amazon has once again partnered with Twitter to push the ecommerce’s social media shopping efforts.

The holidays are fast approaching and there’s no more perfect time for Amazon to introduce their wish list integration to Twitter. According to the data gathered by the ecommerce giant, one in three of their customers added items to wish lists last year. This feature may become hugely popular as the holidays come closer.

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Grandchildren Want Digital Connections

Grandchildren Want Digital Connections

Connecting with Grandchildren via Digital

Grandchildren want digital connections with their grandparents.  Are you staying current enough to be there – where ever that is – when they ask for it?  It used to be my space, then facebook, text, twitter, instagram and so on.  By the time we master it seems they have found something new.  So I am now finding something that allows me to connect with them and they know I am there for them.

I have hang outs with my 3 year old granddaughter so we can read a book together.  We also skype and facetime.  My eight year old granddaughter loves to do facetime and practice her charms.  My 13 year old grandson posts things to instagram and sometimes I see it.  My 11 year old grandson love food so he checks out my recipes and asks for special meals when he visits.  The 15 year old keeps me on my toes and teaches me what I need to know.

How about you?

Games for the 50+, Grandparents & Grandchildren Friendly Video 


The right game environment offers both the connections around activity and adventure but also helps to bridge the digital differences between generations. Next time, we’ll talk about some surprising connections between 


Grandchildren Want More Digital Family Connections


A survey of almost a thousand UK youngsters reveals that they are fine with their parents and grandparents being on Facebook; in fact, they want more family connectedness on social networks. Here are more highlights from 

http://www.retirementhomes.com/library/5-digital-ways-to-connect-grandparents-with-grandchildren/“>5 Digital Ways To Connect Grandparents With Grandchildren


Every person starts off with four grandparents. Even so, it’s common that some or all grandparents may live many hours away. Precious time between these generations is sweet but often too short. But now technology provides Read the rest of this entry

How Boomers Use the Internet

How Boomers Use the Internet

Have Boomers Mastered the Internet?

If there is one thing I know it is that Boomers have always identified themselves and prided themselves on individualism.  I think we coined the phrase didn’t we?  We do not like to be lumped into a single group based on our age, gender, weight, race or anything else.  So why is it that those selling technology have not figured this out.  We are all different even though there may be some similarities it is no more a prerequisite than other psychographic or demographic markers.

With that in mind, I wanted to know how are Boomers using the Internet and what is the level of Digital understanding among those born between 1945 and1964.

All Eyes Turn To Boomers And How They Use The Internet


It’s not a good idea to plug all Boomers in as ultra-savvy in all things tech. Like their children and grandchildren, they are selective in which elements of technology they like to use. Nielsen paints a picture of “techno-Boomers

How Saavy are Boomers?

A Role for Seniors and Boomers in Digital Literacy | The Pulse of


Boomers and seniors are uniquely qualified to bring some ‘high-touch’ to the ‘high-tech’ by offering an historical perspective and unique ability to put sociability back into social media. Show the kids and grandkids that there’s

Truth or Stereotype?