How to make friends online: Find a way to make freinds
How to make friends online
Many people may think that making friends online is not genuine. But you can find good friends online and develop a rapport. In fact, my good friends live in Canada and occasionally play Minecraft together, online friendship works well.
Here is the tips how make frinds online.
1. Installing apps to make firends online
weBelong: Be with friends, introduce your friends
weBelong is a new social network where you can be with friends, make new friens and find communinies to belong.
Introduce your friends on Group Chat
The most important thing on weBelong is to introduce your friends to other friends.
Friendship is like a mirror, so if you want to make friends, help others to make friends.
You can create a group chat on weBelong to introduce your friends.
Join communities you love to make friends
There are several online communities on Facebook, weBelong, Twitter and so on.
weBelong is so inclusive that you can join many different communities, not only based on hobbies but also based on places and lgbtq+. Join some of the communities there and try to communicate with them.
Use safe making friends app
Over 80% of users on weBelong are under 24, and people stay 53 min per day on average.
You can make friends, send direct messages, share your thoughts or ideas and help each other as well.
You can join communities based on your interests and make friends. There are several communities not only lgbtq+ but also communities like astrology, anime, kpop and so on.
Yubo: making friends online
Yubo is and app to have live chat and meet new people to date with. It became viral because of controversy of being “Tinder for teens”, Yubo allows peoiple to swipe-to-match with like-minded people which imitates the tinder or bumble.
There are so many incidents and creeps reported. So just be careful.
Amino is a nerd social media, it is difficult to understand how to use but I love it. You can co-watch some of anime together with strangers. Amino has bunch of communities around anime and you can discover likeminded fandom, and chat with them.
2. Introduce your friends to others
The key to success in making friends online is to introduce each other. Work to help each person form their own relationships. Making connections that don't necessarily include you can help your friends recognize certain commonalities and topics of conversation.
How to introduce yourself
When you introduce yourself, all you need is to tell what you like, but don't forget to respecting others.
Introduce yourself nicely
If you want to make friends online, you need to introduce yourself. Examples of introductions. "Hey nice to meet you, here to make friends!" "Hi I’m Amy. What’s your name?" "Lovely to meet you, I'm Joshua"
What do you like to do outside of work/school? Where are you from originally? What’s your place like? How do you like living here/there? What kinds of things do you do in your free time?
4. How to ask questions to make friends online
Asking questions is showing your interest toward a person who would like to be friends with, also it will make you understand them.
If you are
Start conversation with questions
- What is your favorite food ever?
- What do you think is the best show on Hulu right now?
- What superpower do you wish you could have?
- Do you play any instruments?
- Who is your favorite celebrity couple ever?
- Where is the best place you've visited and why?
- What hobby do you wish you had more time for?
- What are your long-term goals?
- What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?
- What’s the first thing you would do if you won the lottery?
Intimacy Acceleration Test
Intimacy Acceleration Test is introduced in the Big Bang Theory based on the study done by Arthur Aron.
Basically the test is a sequence of questions starting from general one to seriously personal one. The idea is to foster intimacy by asking questions but not only questions but by staring into eye's each other for two to four miniutes.
5. Don't share your personal information
One thing you need to aware is not to share your personal information with others online instantly. You never know whether the person is faking their personality or not, there are so many fakes on instagram and facebook.
Numbers, Snapchat or other personal information are used for scam so just be careful.
5. Make Friends Online
Now that you have all things to know to get started, how do you feel? You might be excited, scared or could be overwhelmed, and that is okay, that means you are ready actually! Just try to be yourself and if you begin your making friends online now, set your own boundaries and pace - start small, such as reaching out to one person a week whom you admire, and see what happens.
The goal is to do what feels right and good to you. Remember the golden rule. Be kind and block people you don't like (or who make you uncomfortable).