Lip Glass and Designer Burgers

Your daily dispatch of youth culture

Slime Language 2 is out, is great, and has just about every single rapper on it; Poolside.FM continues to be the coolest damn site on the whole internet; and…

CONSUMERS ARE SPLIT ON WHAT MEDIA PLATFORMS SHOULD DO WITH THEIR DATA
36% of Gen Z said they feel more in control of their data now than they did last year, More than half (52%) of Gen Z respondents said they’d pay a fee if a paywall went up on content they currently consume. adweek

BRANDS COULD LOSE FICKLE GEN ZERS OVER POOR DIGITAL EXPERIENCES
The study was commissioned by a UX company, so do with that insight what you will. More interesting is the finding that 31% of Gen Z say they’d never bought anything online before the pandemic, and now 64% say they want to keep buying everything online. marketingdive

MAC TO BRING BACK ITS '00S LIME-GREEN LIPGLASS, SQUIRT, WITH A MODERN TWIST
The twist is, unfortunately, that it’s a balm instead of a gloss. Still: I’m into it. hypebae

VETEMENTS JUST DROPPED FASHION’S ANSWER TO THE HAPPY MEAL
It’s a veggie burger topped with cheese and mushrooms, plus fries and lemonade,  in partnership with Moscow-based fashion concept store KM20. I have always wanted to go to Russia. Which leads me to… dazed

FOOD IS GEN Z'S TOP SPENDING PRIORITY, SURVEY FINDS
Teen boys spend the majority of their money on food (sounds about right); girls spend more on clothes (also sounds about right) but still devote 24% of their spending to food. fooddive