For news buffs and others who just care about current events, there are luckily several places online where you can talk about the news and what is happening around the world with people you know and others that you don’t. Here are some of the places that come to mind:
Social media: social media is a great places to talk about current events with people you know, since you usually only add friends and family members to social networks like Facebook. Posting an article or a status update on your thoughts could lead to an enlightening discussion. Just be sure into be respectful of others’ views.
Blogging: If you have a blog, it can be a great place to voice you opinion and viewpoints. Because that is your place or corner of the Internet, you can say whatever you want. To sound more credible, try to back up what you say with reputable sources.
Article comments: commenting on articles about current events or happenings can be a great way to participate in discussions with people that come from all different backgrounds or viewpoints.
Instant messenger: if you have friends or family members on your instant messenger buddy list, it can be a great place to talk about current events or things happening in your city. Just like with social media, since you know them, be sure to be respectful.