Why Gen Z Loves Closed Captioning

‘Everyone does it.’

These were the words from my college-aged daughter when I caught her lounging on our couch, streaming Friends with 24-point closed captioning on. She has no hearing impairment, and I wanted to know what she was up to.

Does ‘everyone’ do it?”

—Lance Ulanoff, “Why Gen Z Loves Closed Captioning.” Medium. January 17, 2019.

I do it. Nice to know I’m not the only one. Also, clearly not just Generation Z.