In a chat room full of strangers, you can feel the warmth of friendship, the joy of laughter, the fear of being judged or mocked, the need to hide the pain and shame that your body has been holding in place.
And you can talk to anyone in the world, anytime, anywhere.
But how do you ask for help when all your friends are doing it?
And what if you don’t feel comfortable asking for help?
Here are 10 tips for talking to strangers online, with the help of a few helpful guides from the community.
How to talk with strangers online with chat rooms, like “The Daily Show,” and the chatbot communityHow to chat with strangers in a group with “Pray for Me” and “The Real Story,” and “SOS,” and chatbots, like the one we use in this videoHow to ask for advice on topics you’re not sure about when your friend asks for adviceHow to make your questions and answers as personal as possible when talking to someone onlineHow to tell someone you like in a social media community, like a forum on FacebookHow to find your best person in a crowded groupHow to get through a social networking meeting, like when a friend invites you to a dinner partyHow to be open about what you want to talk about, like in “I Can’t Live Without You,” or when your family tells you to say your goodbyes to a friendHow to do this in a non-creepy way, like on Facebook or a chat appHow to stay in touch with your friends while talking to them on a conference callHow to have a “normal conversation” while you’re on a meetingHow to take your best friend to the grocery store while he’s at workHow to know when you should and shouldn’t talk about something you care about online, like your family’s favorite movieHow to say no when a person is rude to you, like being rude to your mother in the movieHow many people do you talk to on Facebook?
How often do you see them?
And how do they talk back?
To find out how to ask strangers for help online, here are some tips to help you ask a stranger a question, or to help your friend get to know a new person in real life.1.
If you’re at a party, ask the person in the front rowIf you’re in a small group, ask for a drinkIf you don’st know anyone in your group, get them to a barYou can ask for directions or a place to eat, like this Facebook pageHow to answer a question by talking to a random stranger in real timeHow to show someone a picture of yourself in real-timeHow to go to a party without anyone noticingYou can also ask a friend if they want to share a picture, or if they’re having a birthday partyYou can say no to an invitation if they don’t want to, like asking a friend to be the only person who comes to a birthday eventYou can get people to share an image of themselves on Facebook, or share a photo of themselves with you in real space, like hereHow to help a friend in a real time chat on your smartphoneHow to follow someone who’s talking to you while you are at workWhat to do if a stranger says something you don ‘t like”When a stranger asks a question while you or your friend is talking to another personYou can tell them they’re asking a rude question, like they’re not welcome to ask you questions about the weather or to answer your questionHow to start a conversation with a stranger while youre in a conversationHow to use a virtual friend bot to ask a question in realtimeHow much can you trust a stranger when youre not aroundHow to hide a relationship if youre being unfaithfulHow to deal with a bad friend who is not niceHow to break up with a new friend, like with the new guy you’re seeing onlineHow do you tell someone if you hate someone in reallife?
Here’s a good guideHow to keep someone’s privacy in a virtual communityHow can you tell when a virtual stranger is asking you for advice about a new experience, like meeting someone for the first time?
How to avoid someone you don t want to be dating, like someone who tells you about their family or friendsHow to stop a stranger from being a friendYou can help someone you dont know when they’re in your real life, like people you have been friends with for yearsHow to set a reminder on your phone when someone you do not know is aroundHow do people talk to strangers in real lives?
The best tips are on this blogHow to check out your real-life friends in a videoHow can a friend share a funny picture with you while they’re at work, or at a social gatheringHow to explain why you like a show or movie without