HomeWord Culture Update for 9/5/14

Only One in Three Millennials Have A Credit Card

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Almost two-thirds (63%) of millennial consumers ages 18 to 29 say they do not have a credit card, according to a study released by Bankrate.com. Their preferred method for making purchases is via debit card.
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Study Finds College Students Addicted to Cell Phones

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A new study out of Baylor University has found that using cell phones is a more time consuming for college students than any other activity, including sleeping.
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Alcohol Causes More Problems Than Marijuana for High School Students

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Teen marijuana users report fewer drug-induced problems than teen alcohol users, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
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What’s Hot? 09/05/14

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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.
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What’s Hot?

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Trending Today on Twitter – 9/5/14
1. #WhateverUSA
2. The Oooly Toooly
3. Aww Blue
4. RIP Joan Rivers
5. #NFLFanRecord
6. #EIJ14
7. #BrickFactory2
8. Sherman
9. #TGIF
10. Nick Jonas
Source: Twitter


Hot Searches on Google – 9/5/14
1. Joan Rivers
2. NFL
3. Dancing With the Stars
4. Gustavo Cerati
5. Beyonce
6. Federer
7. Jonathan Bennett
Source: Google


iTunes Top 10 Singles  – 9/5/14
1. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
2. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
3. Anaconda – Nicki Minaj
4. Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
5. Black Widow (feat. Rita Ora) Iggy Azalea
6. Maps – Maroon 5
7. Break Free (feat. Zedd) – Ariana Grande
8. Burnin’ It Down – Jason Aldean
9. Sweet Little Somethin’ – Jason Aldean
10. Chandelier – Sia
Source: iTunes


Top 10 TV Shows in Prime Time – Week Ending 8/31/14
1. Emmy Awards
2. America’s Got Talent – Tues
3. America’s Got Talent – Wed
4. NCIS
5. 60 Minutes
6. Big Brother – Wed
7. NCIS: Los Angeles
8. Under the Dome
9. Saturday Night Football
10. Unforgettable
Source: Nielsen Co.


Top YouTube Videos – Ages 13-17 – 9/5/14
1. The Sims 4 – Gameplay – Part 1
2. Nicki Minaj – Anaconda
3. Dancewall Remix
4. Wheel of Musical Impressions with Adam Levine
5. Makeup Challenge: Sister Does My Makeup
Source: YouTube


Top 5 Movies – Last Weekend
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
3. If I Stay
4. As Above/So Below
5. Let’s Be Cops
Source: Rotten Tomatoes

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