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Gen Z Log Over 3 Hours
On Social Media Daily

04/06/24

By:

Dan O'Connor

New report reveals Gen Zs spends a staggering amount of time glued to their social media feeds.

According to new reports, Gen Z,  born roughly between the mid-1990s and early 2010s, dedicates over 3 hours daily to social media platforms. This dwarfs the average adult screen time, highlighting a significant generational shift in how people consume information and connect with others.


Affiliate FLash's Take: 


Experts point to several factors behind Gen Z's social media dominance. This generation grew up with constant connectivity and is comfortable navigating the digital landscape. Social media platforms offer entertainment, news, and a sense of community, all readily available on their smartphones.


Opportunities for Brands

This surge in social media usage presents a golden opportunity for brands looking to reach Gen Z consumers. Marketers need to adapt their strategies to resonate with this digitally native generation. Platforms like TikTok and Instagram, known for their focus on short-form video and visual content, are key battlegrounds for capturing Gen Z attention.


The Challenge of Authenticity

However, reaching Gen Z effectively requires more than just flashy visuals. This generation is known for its skepticism towards advertising and craves authenticity. Brands need to craft genuine connections and build trust through relatable content and engaging experiences.


The Future of Social

As Gen Z's social media dominance continues, the landscape is likely to evolve further. The rise of influencer marketing, the integration of social commerce features, and the ongoing emphasis on user-generated content are all trends that brands need to consider to stay ahead of the curve.

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