Rules for dating on facebook

“Let some mystery grow.” The next step: Control your texting.

So you post this photo that he probably doesn’t even remember you took and the caption reads: “First date with so-and-so. By doing this, it seems like the only reason you invited him to be friends with your posse is so they can also stalk his FB profile and give you pointers. While you’re on the most recent date, you drunkenly insist that the two of you get out your smart phones and friend request each other. Posting obnoxious FB status updates is going to get you nowhere.

It doesn’t ring down-to-earth or true to the possible budding relationship. If he’s that interested, he’ll text back when he’s able.

Sometimes, those projects end up turning into viable products, like those famous examples above.

Usually, these projects are smaller-scale and end up only used interally at Facebook. At a Facebook hackathon, the only criteria is that whatever your project happens to be, you're passionate about it.

You snap a quick photo of him while the two of you are having an after-dinner drink. If you’re into this guy, give him at least 24 hours to get back to you.

The date goes well — not awesome, but well — and you want to show off his hotness to all of your exes. Instead of thinking he might be super busy at work, you take to Facebook to constantly update your status with things like, “Can’t wait to party tonight — gonna be the most epic event ever! He could be going through a family or work emergency or just needs a day off from the constant flow of technology."There are only two rules: You have to work on something outside your day job, and if it's your first hackathon, you have to hack," former Facebook director of engineering Pedram Keyani wrote in a 2012 blog post.Last week, Facebook threw a special hackathon to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its platform for developers. The women who wrote the seminal — some say retrograde — 1995 dating guide “The Rules” have updated their book for the 21st century, but haven’t changed the main rule for women: Play hard to get.Never Facebook, email or text a man you want to date, according to Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider, the original “Rules” girls. RELATED: THIS IS WHO NEW YORK WOMEN DESCRIBE AS 'MR.As you may guess from the name, a hackathon is a coding marathon where teams work together to finish a project over the span of a night, day, or weekend.

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