Just 25% of teens spend time with friends in person (outside of school) on a daily basis.
Use an icebreaker and stay relaxed, and you'll be chatting comfortably in no time.This report explores the new contours of friendship in the digital age. For American teens, making friends isn’t just confined to the school yard, playing field or neighborhood – many are making new friends online.It covers the results of a national survey of teens ages 13 to 17; throughout the report, the word “teens” refers to those in that age bracket, unless otherwise specified. Fully 57% of teens ages 13 to 17 have made a new friend online, with 29% of teens indicating that they have made more than five new friends in online venues. 10 through March 16, 2015, and 16 online and in-person focus groups with teens were conducted in April 2014 and November 2014.Most of these friendships stay in the digital space; only 20% of all teens have met an online friend in person.