Wordbirds: An Irreverent Lexicon for the 21st Century
by Liesl Schillinger,
The Huffington Post, October 14, 2013
With its iPads and iPhones, email, IM, texts, and tweets, the digital age has, for better and worse, transformed our professional and personal lives. The average teenager spends more than six hours a day in front of a screen. Using phones as if they were extensions of their bodies, they send well over 100 texts per day. Millions of working Americans are literally and figuratively "linked in." With free time, enough money to buy gadgets and gizmos, and a desire to stay in touch with family and friends, older adults account for a larger share of Facebook users than those 17 and under.
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