I Raised 3 Screenagers: A Gen X View of Gen Z

By: Susan SohnI was born in 1970, smack in the middle of Generation X births.Millennials had not emerged from Baby Boomers yet, and the zeitgeist of Gen Z right now (Stranger Things, and nostalgia for 80s vintage), was my teenage prime. For most of us in our 40s and 50s, our parents experienced...

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Social Media P Plates for Teens

By: Robert GarrettIn my blog on teens and social media I shared that we haven’t yet allowed our teenagers to have their own social media accounts. I drew the analogy that simply giving them access to social media when they turned 13 would be like giving them the keys to the family car...

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From FOMO to JOMO Now It’s VIDMO

By: McCrindleSocial anxieties are not just the domain of young people. Social challenges and their accompanying  acronyms affect each lifestage and generation differently.Generation Z young people are well known for experiencing FOMO (fear of missing out) and to avoid this, they keep an...

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Four Reasons Why You Should Try a Social Media Fast

By: Sheridan Voysey Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn – I use and enjoy them all. But sometimes I enjoy them too much. I have just completed a social media fast. It wasn’t a long one – just four weeks – but the effects have been significant; enough to prove I need to do it again. My time...

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