07 Dec '17, 10pm

Bitcoin and the millennials may have created a perfect storm

When you take a cool photo and share it online, do you care if it disappears tomorrow? If you don't, I'd say there's a good chance you're younger then 30. I know this because Snapchat, the popular photo-sharing app which (typically) makes your photos disappear after a while, has a predominantly young user base : 60% of its users are below 24, and 84% are under 34. Folks that are over 35 or so (me included) have a tough time understanding the appeal of Snapchat. What good is taking a nice photo if it's going to disappear? Why bother in the first place? I tried to love Snapchat but I ended up going back to Instagram, where the last couple of years of my life are neatly recorded in a long list of horribly over-processed photos. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin is a bubble waiting to burst It's unfair to describe millennials (which are loosely defined, anyways) with such a broad stroke, but ...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2017/12/07/bitcoin-millennials/

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