04/20/2013 09:43 EDT | Updated 06/20/2013 05:12 EDT

How CBC senior readers are staying atop latest tech trends

CBC News asked readers to help defy the common misperception that social media is a realm of the young.

Our community team wanted to hear our readers' stories of social media seniors: people over the age of 60 who love to tweet, laugh at the latest memes or use Skype to keep in touch with friends and family.

- More than just keeping up with the grandkids

Here is a collection of some of the best responses that came in, showcasing a very digitally savvy Canadian senior population that has no qualms about making use of technology and social media.