7 ways Gen Zs and millennials are drastically different
- 100 Gen Zs shared with Business Insider what they think makes them different from millennials, and a few trends were clear.
- Gen Zs believe themselves to be social justice-minded and more dependent on technology than millennials.
- Marketers have noticed that this generational cohort isn't as brand-conscious as their peers, and they're much more frugal.
My first memory ever is using dial-up internet (I think I was interested in the weird sounds), my parents are Baby Boomers, and I lived at least half of my life without the conveniences of mobile internet.Advertisement
In other words, I'm a millennial.Generation Z, or all Americans born after 1997, are the newest generation.
Gen Zs don't know a world before mobile technology, while Millennials spent much of their childhoods without social media or smartphones
Gen Zs may be more entrepreneurial than Millennials.Advertisement
Millennials loved their brands when they were teens. Gen Zs don't really care.
Gen Zs prefer to save money. But Millennials had to learn to be frugal.Advertisement
Gen Zs are even more social justice-oriented than Millennials.
Gen Z is more connected to interests and cultures around the world than Millennials were.Advertisement
Gen Zs are exploring new gender norms — or discarding gender all together.
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