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This week Brian speaks with Jose Montero of Blue. Blue is an app to help the most connected generation to connect in real life. You’ll notice when walking around school or waiting in line for an event, that almost everyone around you is bent over his or her smartphone. Although people are constantly “connected” through cell phones and social media, loneliness is more of an issue than ever. According to researchers, 1 in 5 people suffer from loneliness in the U.S. Oprah once said “The cure is to put down your smartphone and just say hello to someone.” But for many of us that simple task can seem quite challenging.
Join us this week as we cover this issue and hear the story of how this company started!