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- Precise date range: 1995-2009
- Come of Age (turning 18 Years old): 2013 - 2027

The generation born completely within the technological age, war on terror, and multiculturalism. This generation is the first true global culture as their characteristics and trend is more uniform across the globe as they become the most open minded generation to date.

The earliest will vaguely remembers the 20th century, little affinity (mental age factor) or no memory of September 11th 2001, and the last golden years of TV animations in the western world, in Asia and elsewhere, Rise in standard of living, exposure to Computer and Internet and grow up in the reduction in moral, traditional values.

Comparable to grandparents Silent Generations and parents, Generation X. As of 2010 however, Generation Z culture are rising, they are predicted to be more cautious, more conservative and connected than ever with everyone around the globe. Despite the trend of them conforming to the Postmodernism counterculture or "spoiled culture". Generation Z's awareness will certainly derived them from the former generation mindset. They will help shape the fragile 21st century (Though not pioneer them like Gen Y) into a new understanding and approach of the global society.

Note: These measurements are cross referenced considerations mental development age and memories, significant events, and culture conditioning, regardless of their affinity towards former culture interest or attitude
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Todays teens and children born from 1995-2010. Most of the members of Generation Z either don't remember or vaugely remember key events such as the September 11th terrorist attacks or the invasion of Iraq. Most however have been affected by the currant "Great Recession"(2008-present). Unlike Millenials, or Generation Y, Generation Z will grow up in a childhood and teenhood without the luxury of a strong economy. Many compare Generation Z to the Silent Generation who were in between the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boom Generation.

Alternate names for Generation Z include the Homeland Generation or the Homelanders and the Vacant Generation or the Vacants.
Baby Boomer: Peace man!!!!
Generation X: Long live Cobain!!!!
Generation Y/Millenial: Who needs Peace and Grunge when you have Lady Gaga!!!
Generation Z: I wish I could buy an iPad, but I'm in debt!
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The earliest children of Generation Z are those born in and after 1990 and are often the children of generation X. They are unique as they have grown up with the internet. This generation is very networked with social networks and many means of communication and means of entertainment at their finger tips such as Cell Phones, iPod, Facebook, YouTube and IM. Digital networking and sharing is common and many have not known a time without the internet and are often referred to as digital natives.
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A cohort of a group of people born form Generation X. The demographic boom of Generation Y took place between 1980-1994. Therefore anyone born in 1994 or after, the most common ending date being 2010, is a member of Generation Z. They do not recall much of the events of the 9/11 attacks and grew up in the technology boom of the late 90's and early 2000's. Unlike Generation Y, they did not grow up recalling the Cold War era and were born in the post years after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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The demographic born in and after 1994. The early nineties were a continuation of the 80's up until 1994. They are the children of Generation X.
Justin Bieber is a member of Generation Z. Shia Labeouf is not.
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The best message board on the planet! Also known to have the friendliest Members and Staff in the world. They enjoy things from the 90's and the Power Rangers.
Randi: I found a cool new hangout!
Matt: That's so Generation Z!
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Generally, it is agreed that those in this generation were born between 1995 and 2009. These kids have suffered from the 'staring at a blank screen all day assumption' more so than the Millenials. This assumption is wrong.

While Millenials were becoming adults during the economic crisis, Generation Z was born into it. Where previous generations have responded with hopelessness, they are baring their teeth and standing up for themselves. This generation has faced the uprise of school shootings, and the students are taking a stand, activists in high school.

Generation Z does not want to and will not be silenced. Social media, while often used as an outlet to have fun, is a sharp weapon in today's world. If the president of the United States can tweet shitposts at 2am, then a teen can tweet the NRA with their (valid) opinions.

We're the generation growing up in the apocalypse. We're the generation who is not afraid to make it better for further generation. All the years we were called lazy, we were discovering more about ourselves, or composing music, or writing.

Of course, we're the most depressed and anxious generation, too, but what is to be expected with such a nasty climate? Its not debilitating us. We'll tell you what's on our mind even if a panic attack follows it up, and that is a million times better, almost incomparable to bigoted traditions that previous generations have failed to stop.

Well, someone needs to fight.
Helen: Wow, I want to die.
Allysa, Samuel, and Lutora: Same, fam.
Jamal, skateboarding in with five slushies: Honestly, that's a mood.
Jude, from the couch, working on a piece of artwork: We are the face of Generation Z, man. It's great, and gay.
Jamal, Alyssa, Sam, Lutora and Helen, without any Alchohol or drinks: I'll drink to that, bro.
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