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Dec 24, 2017 53 Comments

How easy/hard is it to find a significant other while working full time at Facebook? It looks like everyone is either getting married or is married here.

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  • Amazon Yuiopoi
    How old are you? Male/ female ?
    Dec 24, 2017 14
    • New / Eng
      Zsd4$

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      I guess
      Dec 25, 2017
    • LinkedIn mapreduce
      Jokes apart- what I meant was that men are easier to befriend (statistically) in the bay area.
      Dec 25, 2017
    • New / Eng
      Zsd4$

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      Agreed there
      Dec 25, 2017
    • LinkedIn mapreduce
      This has got nothing to do with whether men are desperate or not. When the number of women far exceed men then the minority will get an upper hand. Also men are always expected to make the first move, so I have always seen my (female) friends gettinf asked out all the time.
      Dec 25, 2017
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      Zsd4$

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      Makes sense :)
      Dec 25, 2017
  • Interviewer: Why do you want to work at Facebook?
    OP: I'm looking for a girlfriend, heard you got some single ladies here.

    This'll definitely work!
    Dec 24, 2017 1
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      😂😂
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Snapchat / Eng
    Str8Rippin

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    I wouldn't try to find a significant other at work (at least not your immediate team or business group). It's as easy as you make it though. Do you take care of your appearance/body? If not, it'll be harder. Are you an introvert? If so, that'll make it tougher. Are you generally successful with women?

    I'd advise expanding beyond Facebook. Try going out to bars, clubs, and social events. Have a few drinks to mask any weaknesses and go from there. Facebook is actually a great platform for this too. Join up in groups for things local to your area (concerts, fitness, get together, etc). I met my wife on a Facebook group while she was in another state! :)
    Dec 24, 2017 3
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      OP
      Thanks for the advice! It’s very helpful and realistic.

      Yeah I am trying to take care of my appearance/body :) Also, I am a female and not into going to bars or drinking. But I do like to be social so that’s a plus.

      That’s great to hear that you met your wife here! Are there any specific groups you would advice on?
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Snapchat / Eng
      Str8Rippin

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      Thank you! Happy to help!

      Oh the female part actually probably makes it easier (especially in tech heavy areas)! For me, the groups were very targeted and very specific. I am in a bunch of groups geared toward get togethers for my hobbies. I actually met a lot of my friends that way. It makes it easy to strike up a conversation because you already know those people will have something in common with you. I'm a naturally talkative person; so, I'd just message people and start talking.

      Another good way is indirectly. Make a bunch of friends without any goal of meeting a significant other. Go hang out with them and meet their friends. Eventually, you'll prolly meet one where things click.
      Dec 24, 2017
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      That’s actually very smart, I will give it a shot. I just have to learn to go out often now. Am one of those people that just sits at home :P thank you so much!
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Facebook public
    Very easy if you aren't in seattle
    Dec 24, 2017 4
    • Twitter 80bo76
      Why not Seattle? I don’t imagine Menlo Park is overflowing with women
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Facebook public
      Dating is illegal in Seattle #freeze
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Twitter 80bo76
      🙄
      Dec 24, 2017
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      😂😄
      Dec 24, 2017
  • GoFundMe GoPoachMe
    I had a 1.5 year long relationship with someone I met while interning there (also an intern). The company is big enough that as long as they’re not on your team it’ll be totally fine. :)
    Dec 24, 2017 5
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      XjAV05

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      Yeah I agree! The matter is to find someone first :)
      Dec 24, 2017
    • GoFundMe GoPoachMe
      Also didn’t answer your question about ease - it took me about two weeks after starting to find someone. I wasn’t actively looking.
      Dec 24, 2017
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      I see, that’s reassuring to hear. Hope is there after all!
      Dec 24, 2017
    • GoFundMe GoPoachMe
      Personally, I’d recommend just focusing on getting acclimated to your team and projects before investing energy into that. Just keep it in the back of your mind as you meet the many many people during onboarding, etc. :)
      Dec 24, 2017
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      XjAV05

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      Makes sense, I hope onboarding won’t be to bad since I have already interned here. Thanks for all your advice, will keep it in mind :D
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Google Noogler69
    Join a team that works with contractors
    Dec 24, 2017 2
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      XjAV05

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      How does that help?
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Google Noogler69
      They’re attracted to engineers because they see them as being in a position of authority
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Yelp bigfang
    Uhhh you mean finding someone at work?
    Dec 24, 2017 1
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      XjAV05

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      Yup!
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Amazon KanyeBest
    Probably easy, you work at a top company! Harder for the rest of us 😢
    Dec 24, 2017 4
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      XjAV05

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      Aw! Just interview here and you will be good to go :) if you can make it in Amazon, am sure you will be able to make it to Facebook. Connections?
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Amazon KanyeBest
      Nah, I got rejected after the phone screen this year :( hopefully I can finagle a referral from some of my friends there in 2 years.

      A friend of mine recommended going to grad school to get the male equivalent of an MRS degree and tbh that might be right
      Dec 24, 2017
    • New / Eng
      XjAV05

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      Don’t lose hope, you will make it one day. Looks like you have been working super hard.

      I hope things work out for you!
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Amazon KanyeBest
      Thanks, let’s hope they do!
      Dec 24, 2017
  • Workday 35712
    Friend of mine found her SO at Facebook. They were in different depts but worked together. They kept it on the DL for several months.
    Dec 24, 2017 2
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      XjAV05

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      OP
      These are the kind of stories I like to hear :) that’s so great!
      Dec 24, 2017
    • Visa Ll650pp
      Erotic stories!
      Dec 25, 2017
  • LinkedIn mapreduce
    How easy/hard is it to get a job at Facebook while working full time? It looks like everyone is either doing leetcode or has already completed lc here.
    Dec 25, 2017 0
  • Google wBw94CA
    Bay Area scene is hard but I met my wife there.

    Go to every party you can, and talk to everyone. Join clubs, make friends, get invited to parties, meet (wo)men.
    Dec 25, 2017 0
  • Visa Ll650pp
    Important q - Are you Indian?
    Dec 25, 2017 3
    • Google / Eng KBkc57
      Lol, why is this even a question?
      Dec 25, 2017
    • Visa Ll650pp
      No freakin clue, i just see ppl asking. Ps - no i am not an indian.
      Dec 25, 2017
    • Facebook / Eng maxlol
      Are you American?
      Jan 20, 2018
  • Facebook / Design CuteRibbon
    I met my husband here 😊
    Aug 25, 2018 0
  • Visa Ll650pp
    Lets meet for a coffee
    Dec 25, 2017 0