Do you have trouble making friends? The internet is a great way to meet new people. Here are some tips for meeting people on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
1. Find people with similar interests
2. Comment on their posts or photos, and ask them questions about what they're doing
3. Share your own photos and videos to get others interested in you
4. Keep conversations going by asking more questions than you answer
5. Respond to comments on your posts so that other users will want to comment back
6. Use hashtags when posting so that the post can be found by other users who are looking for a specific topic
7. Join groups on social media sites that are related to your interests
8. Respond to posts in those groups with thoughtful comments and questions
9. Use hashtags when posting photos - these will allow people who have similar interests to find you
10. Post about things that interest you, not just random updates or pictures of what you ate for breakfast
11. Follow other users with similar interests and engage them in conversation if they follow back
12. If someone follows you, send them a message thanking them for following!
13. Social media is a great way to meet people with similar interests
14. Follow pages that interest you, and engage in conversations
15. Comment on posts that are relevant to your interests or passions
16. Use hashtags to join trending discussions
17. Take the time to get know your followers by following them back and liking their posts
18. Don't be afraid of being yourself - if someone doesn't like you for who you are then they're not worth knowing!
The key to making friends on social media sites is being yourself. Try and be as genuine as possible when you're online, even if it feels nerve wracking at first. Whether you have a blog or an Instagram account for your dog's adventures, tell people about what makes you who you are! It may feel strange at first but the more time that passes, the easier it gets--and before long, you'll find some new friends with interests just like yours. ~ Cheers