A Hilarious Guide to Texting for the Elderly

Annie Colbert

Texting can be difficult to master, especially for people who grew up communicating through snail mail and tin can phones. Yes, we're talking about elderly people. Sure, Grandma and Grandpa are trying to be all hip with their smartphones, but do they really understand the subtleties of texting?

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Probably -- they're pretty smart, you know -- but that didn't stop Conan O'Brien from offering a handy set of tips to help older folks adopt more quickly to this newfangled thing called texting. Enjoying the technology experience allows the older people in your life to send you on a guilt trip without ever looking you in the eye.

Watch the video above and let us know in the comments what are some other tech lessons you'd like to teach Great Aunt Sally.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.