Gen Y

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Gen Y

A popular term that describes the demographic cohort following Generation X, which has been variously defined as corresponding to those born between the mid-1970s up to the early 2000s. They are also known as the Echo Boomers, given that many of them are children of baby boomers.
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How do we get the Facebook generation to slow down, wonders Aidan Smith.
Actions of the Facebook generation disown history with the shortness of memories, unlearning the shrill of a crimson heritage as bygone years beginning with 1521.
"The Egyptian revolution of 2011 was driven by an ultra-connected 'Facebook generation' that knew how to mobilise crowds," Bahey Eldin Hassan, director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), one of the group's behind the report, said.
Through a sophisticated social media strategy and voter ID techniques, they did what many thought was impossible - made the Facebook generation turn out to vote.
112); this Facebook generation measured time in hours as opposed to the older generation that measured it in decades.
TODAY'S Facebook generation probably see more sex than their parents imagined even in their wildest dreams.
Another revealed that the "Facebook generation just don't want to be cut off for so long," which is leading to skills gaps in the fleet, and serving sailors being asked to do extra tours.
This is the Facebook generation so we want to be a Facebook bank for them.
This means that Facebook's community standards don't comply with our own cultural and religious values and a new "Facebook Generation" is gradually accepting such explicit photography as something acceptable.
"Via the Mobile App on their smartphone, our 100,000 plus "Facebook generation" users will be more efficient and effective in helping organizations meet their challenging day-to-day scheduling needs."
The Facebook Generation (also referred to as Generation F) is a conglomeration of people from several generations including Generation Z, Generation Y and even Generation X.
Even in his attempts to social analysis, subjectivity is privileged in relation to the obsession for objectivity, because the author focuses first of all on the Facebook generation. As Vasile Sebastian Dancu notes, those who belong to this generation "were raised in an era of television and possess a more flexible identity, generated by the avalanche of information".