Nine Essentials No Millennial Can Live Without

Nine Things Millennial

Millennials are challenging traditions and shaking up the status quo all the time. And this is what sets them apart as a generation. Just like their lingo, their necessities are also different from the older generations. So, here is a list of nine things no millennial can live without.

Key Takeaways

  • Millennials render tech and gadgets as an important part of their life.
  • Social media has brought the world closer.
  • For Millennials having an opinion is as important as consuming content online.


Since the 1990s, technological advancements have changed the world drastically. Smartphones are now available to youngsters even in the remotest parts of the country. Millennials consume information with a single touch and stay connected with friends irrespective of geographical locations. So, gadgets like smartphones are a must in their life.

Social media

Social media brings the world together. Our generation is actively exploited various realms of social media to connect, spread information and mobilise opinions. The internet has given a voice to millions and given them a means to freely express their ideas and be heard all across the globe. This makes social media a very important part of their life.

Historically, authors, poets and artists have brought in social change.

Influencer Culture

Historically, authors, poets and artists have brought in social change. This generation has altered the terminologies but love and appreciation for good content remain the same. Today, influencers market their trendy and relatable content online to this generation and earn through advertisements. This relationship is an inseparable part of their lives.


Millennials have seen the era of rented DVDs and then moved on to Netflix. The comfort offered by online streaming services makes it the most popular medium to access movies and shows today. These platforms showcase works from all across the globe and in multiple languages and that is how Korean dramas have permanently made space in our hearts.


From cave paintings to memes, the evolution has come a long way. Today, having quick relatable laughs on funny pictures is bonding millions on the internet.

Fast fashion

The affordability to look chic has led to a rising taste in fashion among millennials. Hence, companies have targeted the love of fast fashion among this generation and curated never-ending ranges for them.


The relationship of all-nighters and millennials is similar to that of two toxic best friends. Whether it is just catching up with friends or a business meeting, coffee is a must for the millennials.


We are not trying to skip buying cars and affect the economy, Uber is something that has made life a tad bit easier for us. Millennials just want to get home safe after a party.

Having opinions

The last thing which is important for millennials is to have opinions and the right to express them. Moreover, this generation has immense love for each other and are ready to take responsibility for their actions and words.

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Vipashyana Dubey is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv