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Digital native refers to

a person who was born and has grown up after the launch of the Internet. It generally refers to people born between 1971 and 1989 years old.
those people born after the PC was introduced and have grown up with the personal computer, internet, digital media and social networking.[1]

Overview Edit

"Digital natives are veritable users of an interactive borderless space in which content and services are made available for active users to download, exchange, create and re-create, distribute, share and re-use. This is confirmed by the rise in social networks and in user-created content. . . ."[2]

This group includes millennials and Generation Z.

References Edit

  1. EEI, Future of U.S. Electric Distribution at 5 n.16 (July 2012) (full-text).
  2. Europe's Digital Competitiveness Report, at 18.

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