The social media response made me think of this portion of Rebekah Lambert's recent essay: "Or more broadly, do I care enough to be learning the new Facebook at 50, 60 or beyond? <insert shuddering sounds here> I know I am not alone. But as Pearl Jam plays in the supermarket reminding me I have reached peak middle age, I do wonder what do we do as the generation that landed online in the age of grunge and haven’t really stopped to consider the alternatives ever since? What does ageing gracefully digitally even look like?"

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