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Asking for a woman's Facebook account instead of number.

  1. Aug 7, 2011 #1
    I have found this to be a very bad idea.

    First, someone may not want to give a link to their website which has a lot of their personal information on it, to a guy who could be a stalker or creep.

    Second, asking for a Facebook account is more neutral and for a friend maybe rather than someone you potentially want a relationship with. A phone number is more personal and special rather than being on a list of 300 other people that she rarely talks to. That's a direct trip to the friend zone possibly.

    Third, a woman will know that some guys ask for the Facebook because they may lack the confidence to ask for her number.

    Four, Facebook takes out one important aspect of flirting: voice. And you can always ask for their phone number if the conversation goes well.

    your thoughts?
     
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  3. Aug 7, 2011 #2
    Agreed, as a female i would be less inclined to give my FB info for the same reasons you suggested. A phone # is much more appropriate in my opinion
     
  4. Aug 11, 2011 #3
    As a female myself, IMO that would be really weird if a guy just asked for my facebook link. You don't even have to ask people for it, you just search for them.. :P

    Definitely don't do this, heh.
     
  5. Aug 12, 2011 #4
    I've had a girl refuse to give me her phone number and offer her facebook ID instead. An invitation which I declined...
     
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