Kids Today Barely Recognise Point-And-Shoot Cameras

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Before cameras were a thing that was always in our pocket attached to our phones, human beings actually carried standalone gadgets for capturing casual photographs. Crazy, I know. Just ask these kids.

In the latest instalment of the Fine Bros’ Kids React series, they show a bunch of digital-era youngsters what looks like a ’90s era analogue point-and-shoot film camera. In fairness, most of the kids recognise right away that this is indeed a camera that they’re looking at. Still, that doesn’t mean that they have any idea how to use it. It’s a perfect example of how the dead easy user interface of one era just doesn’t translate to the next.

But, kids, here’s a tip: It helps to turn it on first.