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Coin Collectors and Influencer Movers
“cashless generation" who?
Jenna Ortega and Maya Hawke are among the young artists starring in Dior’s latest fragrance campaign; Megan Thee Stallion is in talks for Josh & Benny Safdie’s Netflix film with Adam Sandler; Danielle Radcliffe hosted a roundtable for trans youth; and TikTok has spent at least $13.4 million on U.S. lobbying since 2019.
HELP ME MOVE? I'LL PAY YOU IN INSTAGRAM LIKES, wsj
Roadway Moving has become the go-to moving company for NYC influencers — if you spend any amount of time on IG or TikTok, it’s nearly inescapable — and I’m thrilled someone finally wrote about it!
The ubiquity of the company’s social-media marketing has become something of a running joke: “What is the hold Roadway Moving has on every influencer,” tweeted one user. “The devil works hard but @roadwaymoving influencer team works harder,” another wrote. Roadway has even become a character in a popular Reddit forum where followers post snarky comments about the over-the-top lives of some content creators.
IN SEARCH OF ROMANCE? TRY MOVING ABROAD., nyt
The dating apps these days must be bad bad. So bad that young women like Kacey Margo, 28, are relocating outside of the United States in search of love. Margo told the Times that men frequently approach her with the dramatic antics seen in Disney movies. “This one guy was like, ‘I ran through traffic just to look into your eyes once, and if you don’t want to go on a date with me, I can die happy knowing that I just met you.”
‘TERRIFIED FOR MY FUTURE’: CLIMATE CRISIS TAKES HEAVY TOLL ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S MENTAL HEALTH, theguardian
In a recent survey by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), almost three-quarters (73%) of 16- to 24-year-olds reported that the climate crisis was having a negative effect on their mental health, compared with 61% of all people in the UK. The figures were up from 61% and 55% respectively in 2020.
Jem, 24, has started losing sleep over the climate emergency. “Over the last two years, I have felt growing anxiety at the state of the environment. It keeps me up at night,” Jem, who works in nature conservation in Somerset, says. “I worry about what future I should be planning for.”
CASH USE IS WAY DOWN, SO WHY HAVE MEMBERS OF GEN Z EMBRACED COIN COLLECTING?, bostonglobe
Despite being known as the “cashless generation,” Gen Z has shown a noteworthy interest in collecting coins. A typical Tufts Coin Club Collective meeting consists of members sorting through coins and giving presentations on the history and practice of numismatics, and guest speakers, like avid collectors and coin shop owners.
MORE MILLENNIALS NOW OWN THEIR OWN HOME THAN RENT ONE, LEAVING GEN Z THE ONLY GROUP WHERE MOST STILL HAVE A LANDLORD, insider
Millennial homeownership jumped by 90% in New York in the past five years, but rose by just 47% in Los Angeles; they’re also flocking to Richmond, Virginia, where the number of owners tripled.
TEENAGERS HELP SENIORS LEARN HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY — AND FORM FRIENDSHIPS ALONG THE WAY, cbsnews
This is so wholesome a good way to start your Monday morning tbh.
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