A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua
A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua
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Digital generation gap: China tells companies to make their sites and apps more ‘elderly friendly’ as online population balloons

  • New guidelines for elderly users are part of an initial campaign targeting 43 apps and 115 websites, including WeChat and e-commerce sites Taobao and JD.com
  • The moves are also seen as helping party-building, as people aged 61 or older account for about one-third of Communist Party membership

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A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua
A student volunteer from Beijing Foreign Studies University demonstrates for a senior citizen how to make a hospital appointment using a mobile phone.Photo: Xinhua
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