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Being Polite Can Be Essential to Getting a Loan

How can someone be persuaded to loan money to a random stranger on the internet? Does the requestor need to be polite or explain the impact the loan would have? Or perhaps they should demonstrate their credibility or use facts to help others understand their need. Does one of these strategies lead to success more than another?

Researchers at Georgia Tech wanted to find out and surprisingly, went to Reddit to find the answer.

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