Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Friendship in the Facebook Not Real

A launch in the UK survey that about 60 percent of Facebook users who have a number of friends online more than 170 people were admitted only regularly meeting with 10 friends online.

The difference between friendship and the virtual world is very clearly evident in the age group 51 to 55 years. With the number of friends in the average account Facebook about 31 people, by 78 per cent said they were face to face less than five times each month.

Railcard survey of a thousand adults in the UK is intended to find out how true friendship in the era of social networking: the conclusion is not good.

Most of them (about 41 per cent) argued that a narrow time becomes the main factor for not seeing each other. But more than a quarter of people surveyed (27 percent) said the distance is a barrier to building a friendship.

The findings are not surprising from the survey is for the age group 16 to 18 years. This age group is the most socialized through Facebook. They met with 12 people from their online friends once a month.

Channel 4 presenter and expert Anna Richardson's friends said, "Social on Facebook is a poor substitute for face-to-face from the activity because you lose the personal involvement and relationships needed to actually build a strong friendship".

"It's hard to spend time juggling friends when busyness of our lives,
but without effort, there is a danger that valuable friendships become lost in the digital era, "
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