When you discover someone that you think would be interesting to have a chat with, use the messenger feature to begin your conversation.
There are two ways to go about this:
- Open a chat from their profile
- Type in the username of the person you want to talk to in your private message area
The First Way Explained
Once you find a user you want to contact, hit the 'Chat' button on their profile to begin a message.
(Quick tip: you can do this by searching relevant keywords and topics in the search bar at the top of the page - i.e. coding, to find developers).
Once you've found someone, click their profile:
Then, on their profile, click 'Chat':
You'll see a panel appear. Type your message, but be sure to make it relevant and constructive to give the recipient a clear understanding of why you're reaching out to them:
This will open the 'Chat' window where you can carry on your conversation.
The Second Way Explained
Hit the 'Start a Conversation' button top left.
Then, type in the person's name you're looking to get in touch with, and away you go
From there, we hope you find the conversation useful 😇