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Social-media-savvy millennials may be the loneliest generation in America, according to a new study by market research firm YouGov.

The poll of 1,254 adults aged 18 years and older found that 27 percent of millennials are not good friends, only 25% of people had no “friends,” and 22 per cent, or 1 in 5 — are not gay at all. This is in comparison to only 9 per cent of baby Boomers and 15 percent of Gen Xers reported that there will be no friends.

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One-third of the 20 – and 30-year olds also reported feeling lonely often or always, compared with 20 percent of Gen Xers and 15 percent of baby boomers. (Sixth-happiness-Generation of Z, it is not included in the results of the survey, nor were the older Silent Generation.)

On the other hand, nearly half — 49 percent-of the millennials is that they are from one to four “friends,” and 70 percent said that they had to have at least one “best friend.” However, on the basis of the different stats, who the best friend (perhaps only friend.

On the other hand, nearly half — 49 percent-of the millennials is that they are from one to four “friends,” and 70 percent said that they had to have at least one “best friend.”
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Also, 38 percent of millennials reported having made a new friend in the last six months. The most common place for Americans to make friends with people? In high school, according to, 87 percent of the respondents.

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Due to the high level of loneliness in young people, as many people find it difficult to find associates that, According to the survey, one-third of Americans and make friends is very difficult. For 53 percent of the people, it is because she is shy. A further 27% claiming that it’s because they don’t feel like they need friends.”

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The survey didn’t dig much further than the figures given, but the writers of the referral, in a study published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, which is to the left of the social media as well as a reduced quality of life. “Here’s the bottom line: there is less social media than you would normally do, leading to a significant reduction in both depression and loneliness,” says study author Melissa Hunt.

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This story was first published in the New York Post.

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