Has anyone figured out your 'Bee' identity?

posted 3 years ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: Have you been 'outted' in real life?
    Yup - but I don't care : (12 votes)
    6 %
    Yup - and it was bad : (6 votes)
    3 %
    No - and I'm not too careful : (121 votes)
    63 %
    No - and I'm super careful not to be : (54 votes)
    28 %
  • Post # 3
    4601 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    No one has ever figured out who I am on here and I’m not that careful. I’ve never used FH’s name, only my first name, and I’ve made posts with pretty specific issues. I only knew one person IRL who used the Bee, and she’s not on the website anymore. 

    Post # 4
    524 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    @MsGinkgo:  I used my name as my username (like I always do), so I clearly don’t care. lol

    Post # 5
    6674 posts
    Bee Keeper

    If you put identifying information on here, including profile pictures and name , it is very possible.  Post accordingly.  And if you post photos of others without their permission, that is breach of their privacy, IMO. 

    Post # 6
    6194 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    Nope! Most of my friends aren’t engaged though

    Post # 7
    2562 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    That’s actually the reason I switched my profile picture today. But I don’t think anyone I know is on here… because no one I really know if planning a wedding!

    Post # 9
    562 posts
    Busy bee

    I’d say I am pretty careful. Anything that I need to ask that I am afraid has identifying info in it (or I really would hate for a particular person to see), I be sure to post anonymously. I just don’t want friends/family ruining this great anonymous outlet for me 🙂 And this username of mine is very random, so I have a hard time thinking someone could figure it out anyways. I even keep it secret that I look at this website (FI knows, and possibly my roommate). 

    Post # 10
    4576 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I know people IRL/Facebook that are also on the Bee 🙂

    Post # 11
    761 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    No, not YET. I have several friends who are recently engaged or about to become engaged and I am sure they will find their way here and find me in the process, seeing as how I have photos of myself, my ring, my wedding, my hubby etc. I rarely post about personal issues on WB, most of my posts (and responses) are wedding related topics so I really don’t care anyway. I have nothing to hide (from them anyway hehehe)


    Post # 12
    4827 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    No one I know has ever really heard of this website so I guess I’m safe, but I have never posted anything offensive or too personal so I’m not too worried.

    Post # 13
    2355 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Nope. SO knows I have been posting on here and doesn’t care, though.

    Post # 14
    337 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    No, but I wouldn’t mind if someone did.

    Post # 15
    603 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @lealorali:  Yup same here noone I know knows about this site only person I know who knows I go here is hubby and then he only knows its a wedding site. Though if I was outed oh well no big deal to me.

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