Daily Prompt: Generation XYZ by michelle w. on January 30, 2014
Think about the generation immediately younger or older than you. What do you understand least about them — and what can you learn from them?
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The Baby Boomers are a generation of people born during the post WWII ‘Baby Boom’, roughly during the years 1946 to 1964.
Generation X came after the Baby Boomers, and typically covers people born between the mid 1960’s and the early 1980’s.
I am a species between Baby Boomers and and upper end of Generation X. My parents belong to the upper end of Baby Boomers and now that I am ‘promoted’ to their generation, I guess there is not a lot I do not understand about them anymore having walked the path they had walked.
Generation Y came after Generation X and covers people born between the 1980’s and the year 2000, the Millennial Generation. Generation Y has been shaped by the technological revolution that occurred throughout their youth.
That’s my children who grew up with xbox and computers and more recently macs, ipads or iphones. Whenever I ask for help on any technical issue be it with my computer or phone, they would think I am a dummy. Personally I think this generation has very limited patience span.
Generation Z is the generation of children born after the Year 2000. They are the children of Generation X and Generation Y. These kids are highly tech savvy living in an age of high-tech communication and social media.
Below are extracts from www.dailymail.co.uk which to me is a typical trend of the new generation Z.
My kids too think that Facebook are for oldies like me.
Losing its edge? Facebook was once the coolest site on the web – until it was joined by the world’s parents
The Global Social Media Impact study said teenagers were switching to Snapchat (top left) and WhatsApp (top right)