The Do's and Don'ts of Facebook Dating

Logging on to find love? Here's how to make a successful connection through social networking (9 Photos)

Kimberly Dawn Neumann on Oct 25, 2010 at 2:56PM

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The Do's and Don'ts of Facebook Dating

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DO: Stand Out in the Crowd

Once your friend gives you the heads up, send your new love interest a light FB note like, “Hey, I’m Bill’s friend and I would love to chat if you’re game,” suggests Wygant. But don’t forget to include something of substance in this message, something to bond over. “For example, mention a comment they made on your shared friend’s profile, like, ‘We’re both in total agreement over the healthcare issue,’ or quote something you saw on their profile.” Search for common ground. “That way the initial connection becomes more about meaningful, shared interests -- not simple superficiality like ‘I saw your photo and think you’re hot,’” says Wygant.

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