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15 things to know about how Generations X and Y function in the digital age

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Generations X and Y are active online. Study after study shows results, like, “25% of teens log into to social media 10+ times per day” or that most Millenials with phones sleep next to them. The digital lifestyle is changing how we work, play, interact and even sleep. Here are a few of our fave stats and facts that highlight average behaviors from these digital generations:

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Here’s how 10 of the world’s major cities have been mentioned in books since 1800

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Thanks to Professor Jeane Cooper and her class at Florida Atlantic University, the Books of Cities infographic shows how 10 of the world’s major cities show up in English language literature. The class examined books written between the years 1800 and 2000.

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More than 80 digital lifestyle words that didn’t exist in the dictionary pre-2000

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Thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary, Merriam Webster and Cambridge dictionaries, our digital lifestyle lexicon continues to “officially” grow. You might be surprised when some of your most beloved words made their official appearance. Did you know that flash mob was anointed in 2004 or unfriend in 2010? Check out the rest:

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It’s National Ice Cream Month! 11 random facts you never knew about ice cream

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July is national ice cream month in the United States. It’s hot in most parts of the country and summer just isn’t complete without a little (or a lot of) ice cream. How much is a lot? The average American eats 48 pints of ice cream in a year, that’s more than ANY OTHER nationality. 

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The 6 most important takeaways from the 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors study

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We’re in a lucky year! Because it’s only every two years that Moz shares their Ranking Factors study to determine which attributes of pages and sites have the strongest association with ranking highly in Google. While we can’t ever really know for sure, the folks at Moz are typically spot on. Here are the six major takeaways:

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