In early February, people all over celebrated International Online Friendship Day, the second annual version of this holiday. While people celebrated this day, a scientific study revealed some interesting data about how we as a people build our friendships. The main takeaway from the data is that some 75 percent of people have online friends that they have never had personal contact with in real life.
This shows the power of the internet and how quickly times have changed. Gone are the days that the internet was some taboo institution where people were hesitant to even engage in things like chat rooms and e-mail. There were some other interesting takeaways from the study. One of the major points is that greater than 83 percent of people who were surveyed expressed a desire to meet their online buddies. Further, greater than 60 percent of people in the United States expressed that they have online friends who live abroad.
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One of the most interesting features is that you can simply shake your phone in order to begin talking to a new person. You can also feature your self so that anyone on the app can easily find you throughout the community. It is incredibly easy to set up a profile in order to begin chatting with brand-new people today.