The Brief: A slang term used to refer to Generation Z, the generation of people born between 1996 and 2012.
Similar to “Gen Z” or “Post-Millennials”, “Zoomer” is another slang term referring to members of Generation Z. Those categorized as Zoomers were born between 1996 and 2012.
The name is a play on the term “Boomer,” which refers to members of the Baby Boomer generation, and also refers to the fast-paced upbringings Gen Zers experience due to the simultaneous fast advantages in technology.
#zoomer adulthood is watching a compilation called "vines more fun than your responsibilities" until an hour before your deadlines apparently
— slump captain, burnout squad (@kylemetscher) July 19, 2019
Notification of the zoomer generation pic.twitter.com/fM285dWEsT
— Tommy (@kiltgod) July 19, 2019
millennial-zoomer solidarity pic.twitter.com/tkLhIdM7kL
— fugazity coefficient (@kagredon) July 22, 2019