The generation born in the 1980s and 1990s, comprising primarily the children of the baby boomers and typically perceived as increasingly familiar with digital and electronic technology.
- The mantra of Generation Y has emerged to be "why should I have to pay for something I can get for free?"
- Marketing to Generation Y is a matter of flexibility above all else.
- With Generation Y in the hands of Generation Grey, common ground may not always be obvious.
1990s: after Generation X.
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Syllabification: Gen·er·a·tion Y
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