Success in the small talk domain is a lot like success in other social situations, including online chats, job interviews, and social networking.The basic premise is that you find common ground with the people with whom you communicate by using the right amount of self-disclosure, empathy, and tact.We've been doing some super sleuthing to hunt out all of them down – and how you can get them.As you can tell from the brand names involved, these aren't all made by Facebook, either – there's a load of new developers getting involved including Zynga (Words With Friends), Taito (Space Invaders, Cooking Mama), Namco (Pac-Man), Miniclip (8-Ball Pool), Warner Bros (Batman), Blackstorm (Ever Wing) and more. And in its place, long live the more popular, more flexible, more user-friendly – and now entirely free – Whats App.With the annual fee having long since been knocked on the head and video calling having finally landed alongside better video viewing, there's now nothing standing between you and endless chats.And yet you can hide that you've read messages on an individual basis.Before you open the questionable chat, switch your phone to airplane mode. Now exit the message before you turn airplane mode off again, and it will remain unread - well, in the sender's eyes at least. Enjoy guilt-free message dodging by hiding your 'last seen' time Whats App's double blue ticks are a backstabbing homing beacon for social snubbing.
From dodging awkward messages without the guilt to keeping the adult stuff private, here are the Whats App tips and tricks that will turn you into a messaging master.1.The catalogue of the secret museum was also a form of censorship, as engravings and descriptive texts played down the content of the room.The excavation of Pompeii was important to a range of powerful, and often conflicting, interests who saw the discovery of the buried city as validating their own view of history, but at the same time excluded anything that did not fit the preferred model.I've found that perhaps the most useful guide for small talk sphere comes from the person-centered approach to therapy of Carl Rogers.In the 1970s, Rogers made tremendous contributions to counseling and clinical psychology by teaching therapists how best to listen, reflect the feelings of their clients, and turn these reflections into change-promoting insights.