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What Does Generation Like Want?

Monday, February 17, 2014

Douglass Rushkoff is an author and media thinker, and host of the new "Frontline" piece "Generation Like." In this new documentary, Rushkoff explores how young Americans use the social web, and how corporations and marketers are trying to reach them.

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Douglass Rushkoff

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california_william from California

Of course they don't understand the concept of "selling out" because to do so you have to first have in place a set of morals, principles, ethics to sell out from. Sadly, we have made so many aspects of living commercialized and "new toy" - "new game" oriented that even base or core ethics has little power when big money is involved. Fame and fortune -- even at the cost of dubious morality -- are what matter to Generation Like. This generation bases its morals and behavior from peer perception and capitalistic 1% activity. The rich and famous (or notorious) are equal in their opinion and "bucket lists".

Feb. 17 2014 10:00 PM

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