3 Specific Tips for Reaching Gen Z on Social Media

How to engage the most elusive generation with social marketing

Generation Z, the new kids on the block after Millennials, now holds $44 billion in purchasing power.

Move Over, Emojis

How To Reach Gen Z Through Brand Stickers

Sticker packs beat out emojis for a number of reasons.

Jason Dorsey details newest youth communication craze in Fox Interview

"Live Chilling" is how Gen Z Hangs Out

The ease and functionality of online “live chilling” make it most appealing to youth. Dorsey explains they are “using one of these apps on their phone, in their living room – connecting to people in other living rooms, and that’s hanging out.”

Jason Dorsey details newest youth communication craze in Fox Interview

They are maintaining friendships via the internet much like previous generations would have utilized a local coffee shop, and according to leading Gen Z expert and researcher Jason Dorsey, “This is not going away”. Read More »

CATEGORIES: iGen / Gen Z Media Technology Uncategorized

Drop-off in Check Writing Shows Generational Differences in Financial Matters

A small percentage of people stick to writing checks, despite its seemingly inconvenient nature.

Check-writing may be dying, but it isn’t dead yet, according to the Wall Street Journal. More "old school" that paying with cash, a small percentage of consumers still clings to their checkbook.

Drop-off in Check Writing Shows Generational Differences in Financial Matters

Even though paying bills with checks might not be a totally foreign concept for Millennials, since many of them write check after check for their student loan payments, they would never even consider carrying around a checkbook for everyday purchases. Read More »

CATEGORIES: Research Findings Technology

Gen Z is Skeptical of Advertising

How can marketers get through to a generation who is used to skipping ads?

With shorter attention spans and a higher likelihood of avoiding advertising, Gen Z might be one of the hardest ever generations to market to.

Gen Z is Skeptical of Advertising

According to a recent CNBC article, Gen Z, the generation after Millennials, looks for humorous commercials, likes to “co-create” with brands, and only wants to watch videos that are less than 10 seconds long. Most of all, they physically skip ads when they pop up. Read More »

CATEGORIES: Generations iGen / Gen Z Selling & Marketing Technology

What’s on the Menu for Gen Z: Restaurant Preferences for the Youngest Generation

Looking for more than just chicken nuggets, Gen Z has restaurant preferences that put forth a more mature outlook on food.

While Millennials may have grown up snacking on chicken nuggets, Gen Z children and young teens are opting for healthier options. Gen Z, the generation after Millennials, are already a force to be reckoned with in the restaurant, fast-casual, and fast food eating space.

Gen Z vs. Millennials: How to Tell the Difference

When brands talk about "Millennials" do they really mean "Gen Z"? Find out here.

While most people think the generation after Millennials consists of only kids, the truth is that the oldest members of Gen Z and iGen are now up to age 20.

The Center’s Gen Z Research Featured on Inc.com!

How old should you be when you get your first smartphone? What does the youngest generation expect from technology? Inc.com investigates.

Gen Z is quickly becoming the new buzzy generation to know, market and sell to, and employ.

Gen Z & Mobile Technology: 3 Things to Know

The generation after Millennials is tied to their smartphones. But is that a bad thing?

Naturally, if you’ve never known a world without information and communication at your fingertips via the internet and smartphones, you’re going to have a whole different outlook than any other generation in history.

Here’s the App Taking the Playground by Storm

What the shockingly young demographics for one music app means for the future of mobile apps for all generations

Lately, it seems as if playgrounds may have better foresight about technological trends than the latest press releases.