If you manage to look beyond irate commenters and festering trolls, the internet can be a friendly place full of people keen to help a brother out. Now, a study of Reddit reveals how people ask for favors online—and the best way to make them succesful, too.
Psychologists say that there are two proven methods to get people to do you favors. For big favors, is better to use the foot-in-the-door tactic. For small ones, the technique is called door-in-the-face. Learn how you can put them to good—or evil!—use.