Very rarely will you benefit from an inconsequential conversation. Instead prefer a conversation that has purpose and passion. A purposeful and passionate life is going to have meaningful conversations. If you feel lost, start with a conversation that has meaning for you.
Dialogue is a way of communicating messages. For some messages talking may even be a sub-par transmission solution. Identify the different forms of communication available to you. Do the pro-con analysis of each when receiving and transmitting ideas.
Who we engage with online determines who we are in real life. As digital experiences become more immersive, more interactions will happen here. If we are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with then the Internet is the greatest opportunity of our life.