National Galentine’s Day Survey Reveals Friendships Outlast Romantic Relationships


Fort Mason Games 

Feb 05, 2019, 06:00 ET

SAN FRANCISCOFeb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly two-thirds of Americans (62%) say they have friendships that last longer than their romantic relationships, according to a new survey on friendships and gaming released today by mobile gaming company, Fort Mason Games [].

In the run-up to Galentine’s Day — the day before Valentine’s day in which women celebrate their friendships rather than their romantic partnerships — Fort Mason Games asked more than 1,300 Americans questions about friendships. The survey reveals interesting insights into how we make friends and what we look for in those relationships.

“As a company that is inventing the next generation of mobile games to make them more social and collaborative, we are interested in how people think about friendship,” said Fort Mason Games CEO Kate Gorman. “The underlying takeaway is that Americans value their friendships and put a lot of effort into creating and maintaining those relationships in person and online.”

Surprising friendship facts from the survey found:

  • 86% of Americans say they have friends they think will be friends for life
  • 51% say trustworthiness is a top friendship trait
  • 35% say their busy lifestyles are the biggest obstacle to friendship

Americans are looking to mobile games as a way to connect with friends:

  • 65% want to play mobile games collaboratively with friends
  • 64% want to try mobile games that make it easier to make friends
  • 73% wish there was a mobile game that had a virtual “game night”

To see the Galentine’s Day survey infographic, please visit:

Fort Mason Games is a social mobile game company focused on helping players de-stress and relax. Led by CEO Kate Gorman, formerly Zynga’s youngest Director of Product, Fort Mason Gamesis leading the industry by designing games that appeal to everyone, but with a special focus on meeting the needs of female players. Fort Mason Games’ debut game, Confetti Casino, features an assortment of slots themes and an in-game social network, allowing players to bring the excitement of Vegas with them wherever they go. Confetti Casino can be downloaded for free at the Apple Store, Google Play Store, Amazon app store, and at Join the Confetti Casino community on Facebook [], Twitter [@ConfettiCasino], Instagram [@confetticasino], and Pinterest [Confetti Casino].

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