Millennials a.k.a. Generation Y and Generation Z
are said to bring on the end of humanity with their
smartphones and use of social media. Oh, and don’t
get us started on Alphas growing up with tablets and
being online from the moment their navel string is cut.⁴
The world always had a problem with the actual
youngest generation. The Veterans surviving the
horror of world wars were frustrated with their
hippie Baby Boomer kids putting flowers in their
hair, wearing funky clothes, and going to Woodstock.
When Generation X was young, people thought
that they would become antisocial and brain-dead
because of watching MTV, listening to weird music
with their walkmans and reading comic books.
1925 – 45
1946 – 64
1965 – 81
Generation YGeneration x Generation Z Alphas
1982–95 1996 – 2007 after 2008
4. There is no officially agreed timetable on generations, these are the age divisions we find the most fitting.