How did you announce your engagement on Facebook?

posted 2 years ago in Engagement
  • poll: How did you announce your engagement on Facebook?
    Close-up of the ring : (18 votes)
    15 %
    Posted picture (that someone else took) of FI proposing : (5 votes)
    4 %
    Posted a regular picture of me and FI (with the ring on my finger) : (27 votes)
    23 %
    Posted a status saying we got engaged : (20 votes)
    17 %
    Changed my relationship status to "Engaged" and let the notification do the talking : (35 votes)
    30 %
    Something else! : (12 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 2
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    181 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    we decided to get married in August we changed our status in November and thats all we did

    Post # 3
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    97 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2017 - backyard

    Congrats! I don’t have facebook so I just texted or called my close friends and family. My husband posted the cheesy selfie we took right after we were engaged, with me holding up my left hand. Haha! Your friends will be excited no matter what, so I wouldn’t overthink it!

    Post # 4
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    704 posts
    Busy bee

    We just changed it from “in a relationship” to “engaged”. I’ve never posted a picture of my ring. I find self-congratulatory posts tacky

    Post # 5
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    484 posts
    Helper bee

    We didn’t really make a FB announcement. We had gotten engaged in September and told family, but nothing on FB. After Thanksgiving, we put up the Christmas tree and my dad took a picture of us in front of it. I posted that on FB without an engagement announcement or anything, but people saw my ring and figured it out then.

    Post # 6
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    6828 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    He proposed on vacation and I posted a pic of us saying we were engaged.
    I dont have a relationship status on my FB so never actually changed it (to engaged OR married haha)

    Post # 7
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    213 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    I posted a picture on Instagram about a week after we got engaged. I made sure to personally tell all of my close friends and family before posting anything on social media. I don’t really use FB so I didn’t do anything on there.

    Post # 8
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    91 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2017

    I didn’t get to break the news of our engagement or do anything fun on social media. Darling Husband proposed to me at our housewarming party in front of most of our family. His little sister posted it on Facebook literally two seconds after it happened and kind of stole my thunder…. oh well…. 

    Post # 9
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    6272 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Our friend snapped this the night we got engaged. We just posted the photo on FB  

    Post # 10
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    915 posts
    Busy bee

    He was in the background with hims arms up in the air (blurred) with a close up of my hand/ring. We also changed our status. 

    Post # 11
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    1735 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2017

    mrsjoseph :  We didn’t anounce our engagement online, however my husband posted some of our favorite wedding pictures to announce our marriage.

    Post # 12
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    9725 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2016

    I posted a picture of us together and a close up of the ring in a Facebook status announcing our engagement and changed my Facebook status to engaged.

    Post # 13
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    431 posts
    Helper bee

    We waited two weeks to tell family and friends and let it sink in. Then both of us posted with a few pics and changed the relationship status. 

    Fun fact: at least at the time (2 years ago), when you change your relationship status it only gives the name of the person you’re linking up with, not the profile pic. My (then) fiance had another friend with my exact same name, and he was terrified he’d accidentally pick the wrong one! laughing Thankfully he got it right. 🙂

    Post # 14
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    1202 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2017

    We waited 24 hours to enjoy and make sure we told all our family and close friends.  I just posted a picture of us in front of the Christmas tree holding my hand up (we got engaged 12/23, and shared on 12/24) and said “24 hours down, forever to go!  We are engaged!”

    Post # 15
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    302 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2018

    My Fiance surprised me by having my family and his mom waiting at the restaurant when we arrived to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. He proposed in front of them and my dad recorded it on his phone and uploaded it on Facebook and tagged us. 

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