You will overcome your shyness soon, when your mind’s ready for it.
After all, it’s just your social anxiety acting up.
Don't ask your friends to tell you everything they can because you can end up with a tainted view of what to expect.
If you’re a shy guy, learn to use the opportunity of first impressions. And even the smallest gesture by a shy guy can make a huge difference to a girl, especially if she likes him already. They’re good listeners and they’re very considerate.
[Read: What do girls look for in a guy to fall for him? But you obviously don’t want to be her friend, so this isn’t a good sign. Get drunk with a girl and let her have her way with you and she’ll definitely like it.
If you like a guy or he likes you, it’s perfectly OK to ask him not to post things about you online, including pictures.
Some things don’t have to be shared with the whole world.