Forget teacher or assistant, among those aged 18 to 29 on Facebook, owner is a more popular job title, underlining the strong connection between this generation and entrepreneurship. Exactly how entrepreneurial is Gen Y? That’s a contested issue in the blogosphere with some saying today’s young people are a born generation of business owners and others arguing they’re simply victims of the terrible economy forced into finding alternate routes to employment. But there is one group at least where the controversy seems to be pretty well settled–Gen Y Facebook users. They’re embracing the role of business owner wholeheartedly, according to a new study.
Date published: Jan 9, 2012