Postcards going out of fashion

A GROWING number of “senior” travellers are embracing social media and more modern forms of communication as a way of keeping in touch with family and friends back home, according to a Princess Cruises survey. The study of 1000 Aussie parents aged over 50 found only 28% preferred to send postcards back home while on holidays - as opposed to 32% who used Facebook and 58% who chose to communicate via text messages. Skype is also growing in popularity, with the online phone calls now the desired method of staying in touch of 23% of respondents. ...
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