How social media is opening a new generation gap

Gen Z disapproves of millennials sharing private data, using emojis and even having e-mail addresses

With everyone locked away and forced to interact online more than ever, the pandemic has given us all a better insight into others' digital lives, says one expert. PHOTO: AFP

(FINANCIAL TIMES) After months of daily video calls, I'm sorry to report that many of us are looking into our cameras at a deeply unfashionable angle.

I thought propping my laptop up was standard but it turns out to be a distinct marker of age.

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