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What Are Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants, and Do They Exist?

Those dern kids with their Snapchats and their Youtubes!

Critics love making this distinction between digital natives — those born after 1980 who grew up with the Internet and are supposedly fluent in its use — and digital immigrants — those born before 1980 and who have to manually learn how to use these technologies, but is such a distinction useful or even accurate? PBS Idea Channel investigates.

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