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The internet is fantastic for silver surfers

By Tony Neate on 06 Dec, 2011

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Recent research from Ofcom has shown that more than 50% of 65-74 year olds have a computer at home as do 29% of people over the age of 75.

logo for age UKWhen coupled with the information from the Age UK  that people over 65 were more likely than any other age group to have downloaded software such as virus detection programmes or games. 

Get Safe Online Rough Guide coverOur Rough Guide to the Internet is a great place for people new to cyberspace to access crucial information about their online safety.  


Or take a look at our online knowledge base of articles. Here at Get Safe Online we want everyone to be able to explore this amazing online world - and be safe and secure whilst doing so.


For the 9 million people that have not yet had the opportunity to access the internet, then organisations like Race Online  aim to increase digital inclusion.

Why not sign up to be a Digital Champion and help them out in their 2012 campaign?    
The full report from Ofcom can be downloaded in PDF form here