Thursday, October 29, 2009

Millenial social media refusniks

Contrary to what you may have heard, not all members of the "new school" generation have been eager to adopt social media. In fact, there are enough of them holding out to earn them their own name: refusniks.

Refusniks are the 18 - 29-year-olds who eschew the practice of connecting and communicating on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. Their reasons vary - some are fiercely protective of their privacy and others just simply hate typing.

Since Facebook just announced that it has 300 million members, it stands to reason that refusniks are coming under increasing pressure - and that they are bound to miss out on some important information along the way.

Read more at http://www.washingtonpost.com



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