Understanding older adults' uSER

characteristics and preferences

For social networking sites


What is this study?

1. This is a McGill University study conducted by researchers from the Accessible Computing Research Group at McGill.

2. This study is to investigate older adults' user characteristics and preferences for social media sites, and to build more user-friendly sites for seniors.

Who can participate?

1. Any adult who ages 65+.

2. Experience with social media is NOT required.

How to participate?

1. Visit the survey link: surveys.mcgill.ca/ls/281339.

2. Complete this online survey (This would take you up to 20 mins).

3. Get a chance to win 1 of 4 $25 Amazon gift cards!

Some of Our Design Prototypes of Social Meida Websites

The three designs below present the same information,

but differ in how different parts of the page are seperated.

We want to learn about your preferences for these designs.


Contact information


To learn more about this study, or if you have any questions, please contact:

Master's student Jing Yu: jing.yu7@mail.mcgill.ca | 438-928-9298

Professor Karyn Moffatt: karyn.moffatt@mcgill.ca | 514-398-1878