‘The Tethered Generation’ discusses the impact that growing up in the digital age has had on millennials; that is, people who were born between 1978 and 1999. The millennial generation, also known as Generation Y,  has for many years been described as being different from previous generations; ‘The Tethered Generation’ seeks to provide an explanation for the sudden change in behavior between generations.  Tyler calls Generation Y the ‘tethered generation’ because they are tethered to their mobile phones, social media and their parents.

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