Yik Yak knows Millennials. The location-based anonymous chat service is available on over 1,000 college campuses nationwide with over 3.6 million daily active users. Users reach out to their community with questions about parties or schoolwork or complaints and jokes. Their posts are then voted up or down.
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So when Yik Yak asked its users what they thought defined them as Millennials, Yahoo Finance listened. Some of the answers addressed depressing economic situations. Users wrote things like being a Millennial meant “wanting to own a house but knowing you’ll never be able to afford it." Others talked about dependence on technology, “Have no social life, but being on social media.” Some were downright funny, “kids in elementary school with a phone better than a college student.”
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