In a time when we all need each other, Generations are placing blame and defending themselves left and right on social media. The debates continue daily, ranging from whose mindset is correct to who is preventing our ability to flatten the curve.
The top topic of conversation is the assumption that younger generations are not staying home, and are continuing to gather in large groups. Social media users are the most vocal about “Spring Break” and “Partying”. But surprisingly, Millennials are the target of the social media backlash. Millennials are 3x more mentioned in association with Coronavirus than Generation Z, which the average college student falls within.
Millennials aren’t going down quietly, they’re taking it upon themselves to ensure that you redirect your anger. Nearly 70% of mentions about Millennials and the Coronavirus are from Millennials who are defending themselves and specifying the age range of the generation, despite popular belief:
While the world spent the past few weeks shaming Millennials and Millennials were passing that on to Gen Z, thankfully, generation-specific conversation hit a daily low on Tuesday (3/24), as we turn the focus to all being in this together: