I’m 15 and I can’t look up from my phone



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…

More about Social Media, Kids, Tech, Teens, and Millennials

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s