Study: Little Knowledge Of iPhone, Twerking Makes Parents ‘Uncool’

CBS Atlanta

(CBS ATLANTA) — A lack of pop culture knowledge and tech savvy skills are keeping parents out of touch and “uncool.”

In a study of 2,000 parents of children aged 13-25, commissioned by Modern Family — ahead of the release of the show’s fourth season on Blue-Ray and DVD – not knowing what is number one in pop music, not being able to work an iPhone and not knowing lyrics to popular songs are all old-fashioned factors for parents.

Four-in-ten parents said they are out of touch with the younger, more technological generation. One-in-four stated that they believe their children see them as “very uncool.” Eight-in-ten parents said it is simply inevitable that parents will be “uncool” at some point in their children’s lives.

“I’m sure many parents worry about what their children think of them as they get older, especially nowadays when there are so many new technologies and…

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