5 Reasons why today’s generation isn’t interested in reading books

No doubt, in today’s times, reading has become a tedious task for many. Today’s generation thinks either they don’t have time to read or aren’t interested in reading. However, they ignore the umpteen benefits that reading books provide to us.

In this article, we will talk about 5 reasons why today’s generation is not interested in reading books. If you belong to the present generation, then you will find the reasons relatable. Still, it is never late to start reading.

Here are the reasons:

1. They prefer social media over books
Even though social media does not benefit much, users find it highly addictive and entertaining. It has taken over the craze for books. Nowadays, almost everyone is on social media.

2. Reading consumes time
Life comes up with a lot of responsibilities, no doubt. Between work, school, college, home chores and other responsibilities, everyone gets so busy that they seek sleep in their free time, not books.

3. Movies entertain more
It is easy to watch a Harry Potter series and finish it in a week than to finish the first book of the Harry Potter series alone at the same time. Today’s generation expects visuals over reading. They prefer movies, web series, short films etc.

4. Not much entertaining
These days, people find entertaining things in everything but books. When you ask them to read the books, they say they find it boring.

5. They think reading is hard
Many just can’t stand by books because they think reading is hard and takes a lot of effort. They can start with easy and light-hearted books, however.