I just ask them shocking questions.
As you may have noticed, I'm not the best at keeping up a good conversation.
Oh and don't think too much about what to talk about. You can talk about anything. The only thing you should worry about is how you are behaving with them. Don't be rude or mean if they are different from you (like they don't like 1D and you like them). You can be friends with people who are different from you as long as you respect them and value them.
Just talk about anything. If you seem to get along with them, you got yourself a friend. ^_^
If you have never talked before, say hi and introduce yourself with your name and other basic formalities.
Then ask them about themselves. Like what do they do, what they like, where they live and other small, basic things. If they talk, good. If they don't seem to talk, leave them alone.
Talk to them daily or as much as you can.
If you like to get more close with them, give them your contact info like phone number or add them in any social networking service like FB, Whatsapp e.t.c..
I used to have that problem. Now I just say whatever pops into my mind and usually they will reply, therein starting a conversation. And if they don't reply, I move on to someone else.
All you have to do is click the message button, make 'Hi!' the subject and tell them a little about yourself and ask them simple questions like 'whats you favorite color?" or "why did you join quibblo?" If your conversations breaks nd another day you want to talk to them just say whats up? or something like want to play a game? You could play games like would you rather or truth or dare or something. good luck! :-D
Think of a good way to start a conversation based on something about them or the environment. From there the conversation can depend on questions you ask based on their responses, preferably open-ended. It makes you seem interested in what they have to say and they get to talk about themselves, which people like to do. You'll also find common interests that way. Make some small remarks occasionally about yourself so it's not just an interrogation, haha. It takes some practice.
Start with something like "good morning!" And ask like how are you, if they answer with one word, just say how you are, using descriptions. Ask to sit with new people, and say what's on your mind!
With my mouth? KO I have the same problem. I normally just find people with similar interests to me so we have a easy conversational topic and then try to get to know them through that.
Before you type a response, ask yourself if the other person would be able to continue the conversation from that point. If you reply with something like "lol" or "stuff" it's difficult to keep the conversation rolling.
I have the same problem, but I'm trying to get over it. Usually, I get to know the person more. There should be something what be both like, so I talk about it.