For example, my colleagues and I found that people who post a “Single” relationship status on Facebook have more sexual partners between relationships than those who opt out of posting “Single” on their profile.We also found that people who disclose that they are “In a Relationship” on Facebook also report being more committed to that relationship.And naturally, when you meet that special someone, you probably want to share your love with the virtual world.
Would-be couples face the difficult task of defining their relationships and communicating expectations without the benefit of clear, sequential steps or widely accepted conventions of courtship.
Just be sure it's not something you pressure him into doing.
If you Don't ambush your new guy with a relationship request - Think about it, if some guy you just started dating asked you to be his girlfriend through a surprise Facebook request, it might be a tad awkward.
Make sure you and your guy have already made your commitment to each other official in person, before doing it online.
Once you both have done that, it's up to the two of you to make it official on Facebook.