How important is exchanging social media information with dates?

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  1. Melissa Noon profile image75
    Melissa Noonposted 4 years ago

    How important is exchanging social media information with dates?

    How soon would you send a friend request to somebody who you wanted to date and what does it mean when you have gone on a couple of dates and the other person has no interest in sharing information?

  2. profile image0
    sheilamyersposted 4 years ago

    I think I'd send them a friend request right away. You can learn a lot about someone by what they share on FB and other places. If the person doesn't want to share, I'd be thinking they don't want me to see what they say at the social networks because I might decide I don't like them because of what they post.

    1. Melissa Noon profile image75
      Melissa Noonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. That was what I was afraid of, that he was hiding something from me

  3. Alphadogg16 profile image91
    Alphadogg16posted 4 years ago

    I wouldn't send one right away, I mean you barely even know each other.....Many people have there kids and personal things on their socia media outlets, in my opinion, So until I was very comfortable with them and decided to allow them into my "circle".......and that may take a little time.

    1. Melissa Noon profile image75
      Melissa Noonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I  can understand that but it is also it is a great way to check them out and see what they post and get a general idea of who they might be.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image86
    dashingscorpioposted 4 years ago

    I'm still fairly old school when it comes to dating. If I were single I would not be in a rush to exchange social media information with anyone I've had a few dates with. Everyone I'm connected with is either a family member or someone I've known for many years. The reality is most people you date are simply "passing through" your life and most relationships eventually fail.
    It's not uncommon to hear of exes posting negative stuff on each other's wall in Facebook or using it to stalk or track what is going on in their exes life. Giving out social media information while you're still in the "infatuation phase" is way too early anyway you slice it. You've yet to see each other's "authentic selves".
    I also most likely would never use social media as way meet potential singles. I'd rather pay a quality online dating site or attend groups to meet people who share similar interest. I'm too old to be hitting the nightclub scene every weekend! :-)

    1. Melissa Noon profile image75
      Melissa Noonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I see your point and thank you for your honest answer, I guess its just weird because its such a common thing to do and many use it as a way to scope the person out before going on the date.

  5. msdielise profile image60
    msdieliseposted 4 years ago

    It's okay to me as long as he don't stalk me. Maybe I'll share him one website first (facebook or twitter) so I am able to get to know him better. smile

    1. Melissa Noon profile image75
      Melissa Noonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah I usually like to get to know a person before agreeing on a date. So I like to look at what kind of things he generally posts and get a idea for who he is.


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