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If you’re planning in 2023 to make new friends as a New Year’s resolution, there’s a new app for that — a few, in fact
One of the most unique new apps, 222, calls itself a platform for unique social experiences.
A Harvard study reported that 36% of Americans reported feeling lonely frequently.

Everyone feels restless and eager to meet new people, make friends, or change up a social life sometimes. However, that can be challenging, especially if you don’t live in a big city, work at a big company, or if you’re not comfortable striking up conversations with strangers. 

A Harvard study in 2021 reported that 36% of Americans reported feeling lonely frequently. The pandemic didn’t help, potentially causing even more people to feel isolated.

But for those resolving to make new friends in 2023, there’s help from some new apps and platforms designed to help connect those living near each other with similar interests.

Here are five new apps to check out. 


According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, more than one-third of adults, 45 and older feel lonely. A new platform called Hank helps give older adults, 55 and up, opportunities to make friends through local events. 

The platform, which is free, allows users to create a profile and connect with age-verified people with similar interests living nearby. They can meet virtually or in-person for events like pickle ball, gallery walks, or coffee meet-ups, all hosted by members of the platform. 


Depending on your living situation, you might not know your neighbors. If you’ve wanted a way to meet them or build relationships with those in the same apartment building, a new app, OneRoof, helps you do that. 

This app seems to function differently than NextDoor, which is a more general neighborhood platform and message board. Instead, OneRoof connects you only with people who live in your apartment building, and not the buildings around you. 

When you download the app, you’re able to chat with other neighbors on the app.

Neighbors exchange information about their neighborhood, organize events (like happy hour or a yoga class) together, buy and sell, or arrange neighborhood walks. 


You might be looking for an app to introduce you to communities with similar interests. That’s the goal of the UNBLND app, which defines itself as a global social community based on “building authentic connections through meaningful group …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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