The constantly-evolving communication and tech habits of young Australians are a regular topic of conversation for older generations.
In fact, new generational research shows Baby Boomers reckon the technology embraced by young Australians has diminished the quality of conversations (53 per cent), face to face interaction (59 per cent) and the beloved Friday night trips to the video store (19 per cent).
Yet the same research also finds Aussies have a lot to thank our younger generation for. With an insatiable appetite for data-enabled technologies, the research indicates young Australians are pioneering a wave of positive societal change that benefits every age group.
Let’s look at some of these changes: