Digital natives are people whore are comfortable interacting with digital technologies because they grew up with them. Their virtual and "real" lives are closely intertwined.
Digital natives have come of age with the internet and naturally integrate the digital world into all aspects of their daily lives. The term generally describes people born after 1980. As opposed to digital natives, people who have become acquainted with digital systems as adults are sometimes called "digital immigrants".
One big intenet trend right now is "zero waste" blogging. Many of the most visible bloggers are young, generation Y, women, like Florine Hofmann, host of the blog "The capital f". She explained to Pulse why she started living this lifestyle, and how she goes about daily life generating zero waste.
This week, Digital Europe is about carsharing, when you hire a car for a short period - quite often a couple of hours - and only pay for how much you use. And rather than being used by those who want to save the world, it seems it's digital natives who are jumping on the carsharing bandwagon. Kate Hairsine joins us from Karlsruhe to tell us who is using the service.