Anybody who’s opened up their Facebook account and seen a friend request from their grandparents knows that technology and seniors can be a disastrous mix. Granted, I’m sure that by the time I hit my 70s, I’ll be just as confused about the current technology as today’s seniors (I’m still not sure what Yik Yak is). As evidenced by these photos though, introducing old folks to smartphones and social media is an adventure equal parts adorable and cringe-inducing:

Thanks to Diply and R/oldpeoplefacebook for some of the contributions to this gallery.

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