Record numbers of older people are embracing social media and smart technology, according to a report from watchdog Ofcom.
But many of them remain wary of about using the internet, with a fifth of over-65s saying they are not confident online.
Despite that, four in 10 baby-boomers – aged 65 to 74 – use a smartphone.
And nearly half of net users in the same age group now have a social media profile.
About nine in 10 of those opt for a Facebook account, with only 6% choosing WhatsApp and 1% signing up for Instagram.
Meanwhile, most of the older age group – over-75s – say they have no plans to go online.
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