How to Add an Expected Child
Previously, parents on Facebook often used profile pictures of ultrasound scans, as well as status updates to announce they were expecting a child, but there wasn’t a good way to persistently display this information without making it the focus of one’s profile. In some cases, parents would create a profile for their unborn child, which violates Facebook’s terms of service, or alternatively create an official Page for them. This new option lets users to prominently display the momentous news of having a baby on the way without creating a separate presence for the child.
A funny glitch is that it also permits you to tag a friend as that expected child who is NOT yet born.
It has been fodder and the subject of many a practical jokes recently. What happens is you can send a tag request to someone you don’t know. It’s great for those Maury Povich jokes. “Melissa is here with 5 men and she wants our show to take tests on all of them to determine which man she had unprotected sex with within a 2 week span is the father of her 2 year old Kelly…”