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Real Friends

12/9/2011
ODA Today

Matthew J. Messina, DDS – Executive Editor Cornell University sociologist Matthew Brashears has recently surveyed more than 2,000 adults from a national database. His research spanned 1985 to 2010, and concluded that, "while we may friend more people on Facebook, we have fewer real friends." His defines real friends as "the kind who would help us out in tough times, listen sympathetically no matter what, lend us money or give us a place to…

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