Hackable Lifestyle

Teens actively teach themselves life tips via quick online videos

Implications - One of the most self-taught generations to date, Gen Z in particular are demonstrating that the next evolution of maker culture lies in quick, bite-sized online videos that are easily digestible. As trust stays front of mind for digitally immersed teens, they begin seeking online tutorials and lifehacks crowdsourced from real people and relatable social media influencers when it comes to learning new tips and tricks. This proactive approach to self-help is in part a response to the shift away from overly detailed explanations towards highly visual and concise tutorials that make DIY less intimidating and also give room for freedom of experimentation and self-expression.
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Aug 15 - Dec 16
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