"My parents think I only use my phone to exchange snaps with my friends, but it’s actually important for schoolwork,” says Selina, a 19 year-old Psychology major. She testifies, “Google apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides) are really helpful. Meanwhile the calendar app has replaced my planner, so now I get alerts for upcoming tests.”
There’s certainly a new culture that revolves around the massive accessibility brought forth by this generation’s device of choice, and it’s not at all bad. Ours is an age where technology has meshed with life in a way that enables maximum productivity, as well as social engagement.
As for “strange millennial habits,” well, Gen X-ers once thought beepers were cool before they started forwarding quotes via SMS. – Rappler.com