Post # 1
So I’m a total facebook stalker. I love checking out sorta-friends photos and knowing way more about their lives than I should. It’s a guilty pleasure, sue me. 🙂
Anyways… so it seems like a lot of people do not post ring shots when they get engaged… and I’ve heard a lot of people say that doing so is kind of tacky or its like bragging or something. As a facebook stalker, I say post the photos! I love looking at other people’s rings and I think that when you announce you’re engaged it is totally cute to post a few pictures (if you have them) of the proposal day/night and a shot or two of the ring. Do I think you should post a 60 photo album showing every possible angle on 14 different surfaces? No… but 1 or 2 shots is nice.
So what do you guys think. Tacky to post the ring-shot on facebook? Or totally ok?
Post # 3
i did it! but after a bit, took them down.
Post # 4
- Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas
I posted them – all of my friends/family were begging me to!
Post # 5
I think posting a couple of photos is totally, totally okay! People post beer pong photos on there, I think THAT is really tacky.. and with so many people living so far away from friends and family, it’s the easiest way to share!
Post # 6
I did I posted about 3 photos of my ring! I dont care if its bragging because its my ring and its AMAZING! who cares???
Post # 7
I totally posted the pictures of my ring the day I got it! So have my friends on FB. I don’t see anything wrong with it, people always ask to see the ring anyway, and my pixs are for my friends only not publicly displayed.
Post # 8
For some reason, posting ring pictures just really annoys me. I don’t mind engagement photos and such (I had a picture up of me holding out my left hand and FI pretending to shoot himself – ha) but I can’t stand seeing people’s rings as their profile picture.
Post # 9
If there are 60 pictures thats a bit much, but two or three I think is totally fine!! Im like you, I like to check out the rings, see the cute proposal day picture, etc… Plus I really like all the creative Engagement ring shots ladies are coming up with lately! 🙂
Post # 10
@hotinthecitychild- I agree… I wouldn’t post a ring pic as a profile picture (although I like them as part of an engagement album)
Post # 11
My friend posted a pic of the e-ring (and all of the photos from the day we got engaged). I just didn’t tag the ring pic. Someone would have to be a very thorough stalker to find it.
Post # 12
I don’t think its “tacky” at all to me its like posting pics of your favorite cute shoes, or any other picture of an object that we love 🙂
Post # 13
@Corgi: I can deal with that…like if people want to check it out, it’s there. But I am so tired of seeing friend updates and it’s just a bunch of rings glaring me in the face haha
Personally, I didn’t post ring pictures. Friends and family wanted to see, so I texted/emailed the pictures to them.
Post # 14
I love them! every time i see them i smile all the time!!
Post # 15
You know, I totally like looking at the ring pictures, but I think some of them could be more tastefully done.
There’s the side pose where the hand is oh-so-perched as to say “LOOK WHAT’S ON ME!”, like they’re trying to be subtle.
There’s the “look it’s a ring!” picture/set (the kind I’d be likely to do, but in an album), a picture of the ring in the box and/or on the finger.
Then there’s the HAND. that’s all. HAND. with RING. Usually the picture isn’t the best quality, either. 🙁
The taste comes in in that all of these end up being profile photos, as opposed to an album. It almost seems like it’s a rite of passage: get the ring, take a picture of it, post it on your social networking page.
I say to my bf, I’d never do a picture like that. But then I look in my flickr page, and there are totally non-engagement ring-pictures… but then again, those were to be sent to people so I could show them, not as a “Hey lookit!” profile picture.
Post # 16
*shrugs* I don’t think it really matters, especially if the pictures can only be seen by family and friends. If it bothers people, they shouldn’t look at the pics.
Of course, one of my biggest personality flaws is my nosiness…er…robust curiousity, so I love seeing pics of anything engagement/wedding related!