Instagram – are you public or private? (POLL)

posted 2 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Public or Private on instagram
    Totally public - and I post anything and everything : (8 votes)
    5 %
    Public but I'm careful about what I post : (50 votes)
    30 %
    Private - and I post anything and everything : (15 votes)
    9 %
    Private and I'm careful about what I post : (74 votes)
    45 %
    What's instagram : (6 votes)
    4 %
    I hate social media : (10 votes)
    6 %
    I have another opinion! : (3 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 2
    2052 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I have an instagram and it is public. I dont post much or often, mostly pictures of my dogs and stuff so I feel like its silly to make it private.

    My facebook is private as private can be though, I still am careful of what I post, but since theres more personal information on there I feel like it needs to be private

    Post # 3
    2355 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I don’t use it at all.

    Post # 4
    8680 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I didn’t vote. Needs to have an answer of “I don’t use it”.

    Post # 5
    2474 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I post sparingly, and it’s private. People have to ask to follow me. There’s nothing I’d post there that would be interesting to anyone that doesn’t know me, so it’s not like it would matter if it wasn’t private. 

    Post # 6
    167 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m just getting into Instagram. Not a lot of my friends are on it so I barely see the point, but I’m a high school teacher so I like to keep up with these things. Mine is set to private.

    Post # 7
    5194 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

    I don’t have an Instagram account, or a twitter account.  I used to have a Facebook account but deactivated it 2 years ago.

    Post # 8
    1847 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m private because I don’t want my students to be able to ‘creep’ on me. 🙂

    Post # 9
    8720 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    My IG is private and I’m careful about what I post.  You cant see a private user’s hashtags unless you follow them.

    Post # 10
    1229 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012 - Chateau Briand

    My Instagram is private. I used to have a private fb acct but I deactivated it.

    Post # 11
    6450 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I voted ‘what is instagram’ because there was no option for simply not having one. I’ve never felt the need to have one I guess. I already post important pics I want my family to see on Facebook and I wouldn’t share my instragram with the public anyways so whoever I was friends with on both outlets would just be seeing the same pictures.

    Post # 12
    15016 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I don’t use instagram, I don’t get it. Why not just post the same pics to Twitter or FB? 

    Post # 13
    1649 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I have a public one but nothing too personal is on it. Mainly nature and food photos. 

    Post # 14
    3099 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    MsGinkgo:  I post once in a blue moon and it’s never anything I would want or need to hide from anyone. It’s mostly just wedding stuff because I limited the number of people who can see my account, so it’s mostly just my vintage finds and other wedding stuff. 

    Post # 15
    2248 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

    It’s public because it’s just mostly pictures of my dog & the occasional trip or cool picture.  I’m careful about what I post on Facebook  other social media & online in general, regardless of my privacy status.  I also think it’s annoying when someone requests to follow me, but their account is private so I can’t really tell who they are :/

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