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Teen's new friendship app is helping to fight the stigma surrounding loneliness and depression.

In an age where dating apps and social media seem to be taking over the world, it can be hard to make genuine connections with other people that don't happen through a screen. A new social networking app called Real is trying to do things a little bit differently. Like most apps designed to help you meet people, Real tries to connect people with similar interests. What sets Real apart is that it hopes to spark genuine, strictly platonic friendships.
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