EWeek.com reports that social networking Web site Facebook has seen a 500 percent boost in users aged 55 and above during the past six months. This adds to the great amount of new evidence that points to a blurring of the generational lines when it comes to Web 2.0 use.
Brittany Ballenstedt writes Nextgov's Wired Workplace blog, which delves into the issues facing employees who work in the federal information technology sector. Before joining Nextgov, Brittany covered federal pay and benefits issues as a staff correspondent for Government Executive and served as an associate editor for National Journal's Technology Daily. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Mansfield University and originally hails from Pennsylvania. She currently lives near Travis Air Force Base, Calif., where her husband is stationed.