What my family taught me this year about social media

Seeing the family back east, away from the California high-tech bubble, always gives me a great sense of where the educated mainstream is around the tools and technologies I take for granted.
Two years ago, I could barely get online, because they didn’t now the passwords on their security–or had no networks. Last year was about setting up the new laptops (all Macs). And this year–Hallelujah!–is about getting mature adults onto Facebook, Twitter and a blog, as quickly as possible, please