Teens dating older people
Three-quarters have created a profile on a social networking site.One-in-five have posted a video of themselves online.But at the moment, fully 37% of 18- to 29-year-olds are unemployed or out of the workforce, the highest share among this age group in more than three decades.Research shows that young people who graduate from college in a bad economy typically suffer long-term consequences — with effects on their careers and earnings that linger as long as 15 years.) Whether as a by-product of protective parents, the age of terrorism or a media culture that focuses on dangers, they cast a wary eye on human nature.Generations, like people, have personalities, and Millennials — the American teens and twenty-somethings who are making the passage into adulthood at the start of a new millennium — have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.They are more ethnically and racially diverse than older adults.They’re less religious, less likely to have served in the military, and are on track to become the most educated generation in American history.
Nearly four-in-ten have a tattoo (and for most who do, one is not enough: about half of those with tattoos have two to five and 18% have six or more).
Nearly one-in-four have a piercing in some place other than an earlobe — about six times the share of older adults who’ve done this.