Monday, November 27, 2006

MySpace and Facebook keep Twixters from moving away from home

by Victoria Baranetsky
In January 2005, TIME Magazine published an article on twixters, the obscure generation of 20-somethings who typically live with their parents because they are still financially dependent on them. Twixters have generally been criticized for not becoming independent and moving out of their parents' homes. But being at home has been more than a burden on their parents' pocketbooks, Twixters have become more dependent on socializing through community sites such as and more ubiquitous sites like and With friends scattered across the country and the globe, community websites facilitate the twixter generation with keeping in touch.
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