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What are post-millennial expectations?

OK. I am hearing this term at school and teacher-librarian conferences – POST MILLENNIALS. These K-12 folks are already hitting these people’s lives. Arrghhhh. Another demographic!
Anyway, by some theories the generation of the Great Depression were formed by the world they lived in, the war generation (WW2) were influenced greatly by their world, and the Sixties period of more education and prosperity created a Boomer bulge. The GenX’ers grew up as the first generation that always had computing, and the Millennials always had the web. Does the environment shape generations? What about the post-Millennials?
What if you’ve never known a world without:
The Facebook
MySpace
IM and Texting
Online Gaming
TiVo
Meebo or Trillian
Flickr
Blogging
Netflix
Blinkx
Podcasts
MP3’s
Cel phones
Smartphones
Viral video
School websites
Online application forms
Txt voting for American Idol
and the rest.
How does that shape your generation?
We have to keep an eye on our Millennials for most 5 year strategic plans. We better keep an eye on these post-Millennials for anything we’re creating for kids and teens…
Hmmmmm.
Stephen

Posted on: February 23, 2006, 4:37 pm Category: Uncategorized