New Delhi, June 25 -- Indians seem more open to making friends than most people in the world. A study by photo messaging app Snapchat Inc., says Indians, on an average, have six best friends. This is higher than the global average of 4.3 and the third highest figure in the world, with Saudi Arabia and the UAE notching up 6.6 and 6.4, respectively.

The study "The Friendship Report", which has been compiled by engaging 10,000 nationally representative people aged 13-75 in Australia, France, Germany, India, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the UK, and the US, has been broken down into the four main generation groups -- Gen Z (aged 13-23), millennials or Gen Y (aged 24-39), Gen X (aged 40-54) and Boomers (aged 55-75).

The trend, however, is...