I’m at a party hanging out with my friends. We are all heads down on our phones, until one of us pulls out Snapchat to take a group photo. We all fix our hair, pose, inspect the picture — then go back to complete silence with our devices.
Welcome to the teen generation.
As I’ve grown older, I have noticed that social events aren’t so social anymore. Our generation as a whole can’t seem to function without making sure everything is photographed. We have stopped living in the moment because it isn’t a moment for us until it is captured.
Our generation seems to have passed the point of having fun without documenting it. Read more…