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Posts Tagged ‘Millennials’

Social Media And The Rise Of The Millennials [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media And The Rise Of The Millennials [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 56 percent of millennials – aka, Generation Y – won’t accept jobs from firms that prohibit the use of social media in the office, and that more than eight in ten say that user generated content on company websites at least somewhat influences what they buy?

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The 18-34 Age Group Is The Most Easily Annoyed At Slow Social Response Times [STUDY]

A new study by Havas Worldwide suggests that consumer expectations are very high for social responsiveness, and brands that fail to meet those expectations risk alienating a large portion of consumers.

Unsurprisingly, youth – defined as 18-34 years old – is the age group most easily annoyed by slow response time on social media.

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OMG: Getting Inside The Millennial Mind [INFOGRAPHIC]

As we shared in late September, according to a study done by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press, “for American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news.”

The millennial demographic is definitely intriguing when it comes to studying online behavior. Delve a little deeper with this infographic created by Scarborough Research.

Some key insights:

-33% of millennials agree that they’re among the first of their friends and colleagues to try new technology products
-34% of millennials say that going online is one of their favorite things to do in their free time
-69% of millennials agree they consider themselves to be very sociable

Check out the full infographic, below.

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American Millennials Increasingly Cruise Twitter For News

Where do you go for news? For break news, you likely check Twitter – who doesn’t? (Non Twitterers, yes, we know.)

But where do you go on a daily basis to see what’s what? Google News? Yahoo? A crinkly, oversized, ‘gonna give you a paper cut’ newspaper?

Yep, folks are staining their fingers on newspapers’ pages less and less – and particularly those under 30.

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