digital native


Digital natives prefer texting to talking.

digital native

/ ˌdɪdʒᵻtəl ˈneɪtᵻv / noun

a person who grew up using computers, smartphones, etc., and uses them in a way that is completely natural:
Digital natives seem to have the ability to learn new applications with ease.

The opposite is digital immigrant:
Don’t write old people off as digital immigrants – some of us are more tech-savvy than the youngsters!

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