- Kids, teens have grown up in an entirely digital world.
- Generation Z trusts social stars as much as mainstream celebrities.
Move over, millennials—there’s a hot new demo in town.
Generation Z, the kids and teens born between roughly 1996 and 2010, is gaining power as a consumer segment. And unlike millennials, most of whom witnessed the start of the internet revolution, Gen Z has grown up in an entirely digital world, giving them a totally new outlook that marketers are now racing to understand.
So to help figure out just how Gen Z operates, we went straight to the source, teaming up with Defy Media to ask a group of nearly 1,500 teens ages 13-20 what they think about everything from social media platforms to digital video to the new breed of online celebrity.
Take a look below for our findings.