SOCIAL MEDIA & COLLEGE ADMISSIONS Kaplan Test Prep 62% of admissions officers say students' social media profiles have generally helped them get accepted. 38% say those profiles have hurt their chances. THOUGHT: This topic is very much on my mind as I think about my nieces and nephews who are approaching high school and college graduation. I often point out … [Read more...]
Posts about Generation V from the eStrategy Content Marketing Blog archives.
PRE-TEENS DRIVING TECH ADOPTION Ipsos OTX MediaCT 18% of parents will let their tween boys aged 9-12 play adult-rated video games 36% will let them play mature-rated games, provided a parent is playing too. 23% of children 6-12 regularly visit social networking sites. 41% of kids 11-12 do so. By 11, half of kids have cell phones. Half of the time it's the … [Read more...]
I've been thinking a lot lately how Generation V's use of technology will shape their thinking and expectations. I'll elaborate on this topic in a forthcoming post but I wanted to share two videos with you of Gen V's interaction with technology, both old and new. This first video is of my friend Blois Olson's kids trying to dial their home phone number using an old school … [Read more...]
I am a big fan of the RSA Animate series. In this piece, professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. It illustrates what for years I've been calling the Impatience Economy. Found at YouTube from theRSAorg. … [Read more...]
[picappgallerysingle id="7394217"] I'm going to start calling the generation that follows the Millennials, Generation V, as coined by Gartner. I need a handy reference to people born between 2003 and 2023 because I've been thinking more and more about what they will look like and Generation V(irtual) sounds about as reasonable a name as I've heard. Unlike any generation … [Read more...]