Rules for dating on facebook
But how does that fit into our special, or not so special, someone? Facebook is a self-celebritizer (I have copyrights on that word…don’t even think about using it without citing me). So most of you right now who are looking for real, truthful, wholesome relationships have it in your best interest to project a real, truthful, wholesome you. It shows signs of insecurity on his part if he that in order to be with you.
Most of you went to college and most of you partied really, really, really, hard. By the way you can always save the pictures to your computer that you can’t let go of. Your relationship starts and ends with the two of you…not the rest of the world.
Whether you like or dislike Zuckerberg as the selection this year is not the issue. If you're ending your relationship, do so in person, pick up the phone and have a conversation, or set up a SKYPE date to hear their voice. Think before you press the send button and say au revoir from your keyboard. Changing your Facebook relationship status to "Single" without discussing it with your significant other is a netiquette no-no.
You should attend as many events that interest you while you are single. What you see can really mean what you get, and that's good news for everyone on the world's largest social network. Resist the urge to post photos on Facebook of your brand new relationship. He or she might like keeping your personal life more on the private side.
Be on the same page, or at least in the same status update when the time is right. Facebook's population is the equivalent to the third largest country in the world. It should go without saying, but make sure that someone is single before approaching them on Facebook. De-friend him or her to avoid the normal obsession of checking to see if they can live without you or not.
After scanning the comments on A New Mode, I have noticed a very common topic in almost every discussion. I am a staunch believer in holding out as long as possible. It would show some serious insecurities if you fought over this point.
Somehow we always manage to fit Facebook into all relationship/hookup/guy-meets-girl talks. The image we portray to the world is now through statuses and pictures. I met you at a fundraiser and now would like to get to know you so we exchange names and numbers and now I go home and friend you. All of the sudden the business-casual, classy beauty at the affair turns into a funneling, ice-luging, pole dancing, make out queen of Indiana University. I just mean the ones that do not portray the real you. Facebook has pictures and statuses of you since when you were 18 years old. As twisted as it may seem, FB is a deep look into who you really are. QUIZ: Are You Accidentally Sabotaging Your Relationship? Stand your ground if you are not comfortable with publicizing it and he is.
It's time that social media starts following the real life rules of common courtesy.