Studies in Media and Communication
In a series of in-depth interviews, ten older adults described their use and experience with mobile technologies (e.g., E-readers and tablets). The results reveal that while older adults may not be leaders in new technology adoption, they do utilize mobile technology when they find it useful. The participants expressed both satisfaction and some frustration with their mobile devices. Participants suggested that the devices allowed them to partake in behaviors they might not be able to otherwise enjoy for a variety of physical and social reasons.
This article was first published by RedFrame Publishing in Studies in Media and Communication, available at https://doi.org/10.11114/smc.v3i1.734. It's copyright is retained by the author(s) under CC BY 3.0
Bracken, C. C., Yang, H., & Pettey, G. (2015). “What I Love about Technology”: Older Adults and Mobile Communication Technologies. Studies in Media and Communication, 3(1), 127–133. https://doi.org/10.11114/smc.v3i1.734
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