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Growing up with a smartphone in hand

The post-millennial generation has created a growing advertising market and fortunes for apps such as Snapchat and Instagram

About three-quarters of US teenagers have access to a mobile phone, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. Most go online daily, and about a quarter of them use the Internet almost constantly.

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OVER the past decade, advertisers have spent untold millions trying to turn Talia Kocar and her peers in the millennial generation into loyal customers. But on a recent afternoon in Santa Monica, California, in a kind of consumer torch-passing, Ms Kocar, 25, watched a focus group...

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