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screenager

(1) From Douglas Rushkoff's 1997 book "Playing the Future," a screenager is a teenager who spends a lot of time at a computer screen. Screenager activities are sending email and instant messages, downloading music and movies, gaming and Web surfing.

(2) A song from English rock band MUSE about teenagers who put up a screen between themselves and their family. The lyrics start out "Who's so phony and always surrounded? Stop your screaming, no one can hear."
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Are we producing screenagers, devoid of people skills?
Radford noted other terms for this generation, including Screenagers and Millennials.
Aunque no hay una terminologia estandarizada para referirse a este fenomeno, el uso de la nocion 'nativos digitales' abarca otras denominaciones presentes en la literatura tales como: millennials, net generation o generation Y, screenagers, y Google generation, entre otras (Ojala, 2008).
En Japon se los conoce como hikikomoris (termino que significa aislamiento), en los Estados Unidos se les llama screenagers (adolescentes-pantalla, en traduccion libre) y algunas personas los etiquetan como adictos a la internet, aunque todavia esta en discusion si existe realmente una adiccion de ese tipo.
Douglas Rushkoff uses the phrase in his new edition of Playing the Future, published under the title of Screenagers (Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2006).
Bain ondersoek filmiese konstruksies van die wereld van hoofsaaklik wit Amerikaanse adolessente meisies (wat sy screenagers noem) in nege Hollywood tienerfilms, as fiksionele tekste wat op vermaak ingestel is.
Screenagers participate fluidly in online, interactive digital environments and virtual spaces--the rapid-fire, nonlinear, chaotic, multisensory world of digital media.
Screenagers * The much sought-after marketing demographic of 18- to 24-year-olds who group up in front of TV or computer screens.
A whole generation of screenagers are missing out on personal contact - no wonder they're shy.
The importance of it is now clear at the beginning of the XXI century--a century of the new information society, of screenagers, and of computers as integral members of the domestic family.
El hecho de que hayan crecido al lado de una pantalla de television, video u ordenador ha hecho que aparezca otro termino de marketing para calificarlos: screenagers (jovenes pegados a la pantalla).