Millennials, much like their prehistoric cavemen brethren, are experts at communicating ideas through pictures. They are proficient in visual communication.
We’ve all seen the cave paintings. Dated between 8K and 40K BC, these ancient humans would illustrate stories on cave walls, visually sharing ideas and concepts for ritualistic and other community-building purposes.
Millennials, who can compose entire text messages using only emojis, do the same exact thing.
And it’s not just Millennials. The generation coming after them, “Generation Z”, is even more adept at visual communication. Most of these young folks can’t remember a day before Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Emojis