Has Youth Culture Really Changed Much Since the 80’s?

love this infographic about pop culture changes. fascinating differences between kids those days and kids these days!

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Whenever teens and adults talk about culture, you’ll undoubtedly hear the phrase “back in the day” or “when I was a teenager.”  Today’s youth can sometimes think they’re in a foreign world that no one knows anything about, and our ‘retro’ teens often feel they’re the only ones that lived through truly coming-of-age times.  Both generations grew up around some cool innovations and advancements, as well as endured some of the darker days of their generations.  Neither seems all too aware that there’s many more dots to connect between their respective teen years than they would think, and both often think the other doesn’t have a clue!

They may be right, at times, but is today’s Millennials and generation Z really so far unplugged from the teen Gen X‘ers of the 80’s?  Is there really such a deep chasm between the pressures, anxieties and conflicts teens faced…

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