24 Millennial Things That Will Probably Mortify Gen Z Today

24 Millennial Things That Will Probably Mortify Gen Z Today

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There was the emo phase, the goth phase, the MySpace phase… As kids who survived the 2000s, many of us have pretty cringe pasts that we didn’t realize then. Like Facebook, some things that survived together with us keep reminding us just how… ’embarrassing’ things are. Remember your crush Justin Bieber and emo queen Avril Lavigne?

It was such a thing to update all your thoughts on Facebook. Everyone sounds so emo back then; life was a futile chase towards a bleak future where nobody loves you. Wow, what a time. Now, who’s willing to show their dark history to Gen Z?

Ringtone subscriptions.

T_Swags

The only one where you can really make it your space.

jamescervantes

‘My homies’ series.

updoggirl

The aesthetic of 2000.

umcornell

Those high-pitched, auto-tuned harmonics.

LilNasX

That was cool then.

Facebook

All the emoticons and cutesy slangs.

hikarustation

So… whose team are you?

How to break and strengthen friendships millennial style.

markisdubya

These funky oversized shoes.

Facebook

We were edgy and cool.

calebsaysthings

It was hard work.

plantblogger

The 8-hour wait.

niccisaintbruce

Blingees users can relate.

Blingee

Gosh, ten years ago?! Such braveness.

hannahreed13

The cool Chuck Norris jokes we always have in store.

pinterest

Uploading them at the speed of snail.

adambyrne_

Ah, yes. The ‘aDvenTurES’ around the block.

EmilieErika

When people actually do talk like a pirate on National Talk Like A Pirate Day.

marissa_hudgins

This funny voicemail prank.

PeachyHelen_cx

Owning one picture at a time.

MediatedReality

Facebook keeps remembering the weird things.

MediatedReality

Remember ‘~N1C0L3xXx~’?

Facebook

That looks like dedication. Props to you.

rjoakley