(Closed) How often should I post about the wedding on FB?

posted 7 years ago in Technology
Post # 3
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1398 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

You know, I posted that we were engaged and left it at that. I am not publicizing any of my wedding planning. There are just to many people on my friends list who aren’t invited to the wedding and I sort of feel that posting any wedding plans is sort of a slap in the face to them. You can always come up with a wedding website and send a link to that to all the people you want to keep informed, there.

Post # 4
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1684 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

if i have certain elements, like when my dress came in, or my invites were ready, I posted. I’ve asked about name-changing, and whether they’d eat prime rib or lamb for dinner….

Maybe I post too much. Ah well.

Post # 5
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14495 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I did so very little posting on FB as almost all of my FB wasn’t invited to the wedding.  My cousin that I am not close to, his fiance has posted just a tiny bit and she has gotten alot of the “I am invited right” types of posts.  Now she is very vague about the wedding posts and I have noticed that she isn’t getting those responses anymore.

Post # 6
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921 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

i post often but the people that arent invited also live over 1000 miles away and are friends from school. they understand since most of them did the courthouse thing.

Post # 7
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10714 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

You can post as much as you’d like… it is your facebook afterall. I post about my wedding planning once in a while mainly when I update my blog I just post a link… and I put up a pic of my dress/ shoes when I finally found them… I liked the feedback I got from people that knew me personally. I also have an event page for the wedding so people can ask me questions and such and let me know if they will be coming or not so I don’t waste invitations. 

Post # 8
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916 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Unless you are inviting all of your fb friends, I would keep the posts to a minimum. But I also haven’t updated my facebook status in 3 months, so maybe I’m not one to talk…. (I use a friends-locked twitter for my status updates, and all of my twitter firends were invited to my wedding–I’m much pickier about who I friend on twitter!)

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@SandyThePoet:  What she said.  I posted that we were engaged and later posted our wedding date. Otherwise, I don’t talk wedding on FB AT ALL!  The majority of my FB friends AREN’T invited and I agree with what someone else said, it’s sort of a slap in the face.

Post # 10
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9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think I posted 1) I was engaged, 2) something about delicious cake tastings and 3) I’m getting married tomorrow!  I posted a few pictures from my shower, and a handful from our engagement shoot/wedding.  That was about it, but I’m not a big facebook status updater  in general.

That said, I don’t really mind hearing about other people’s plans, and if they get annoying I just block them…

Post # 11
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2775 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

I was always taught that it’s rude to discuss an event in front of people not invited to the event, so I’d keep the wedding plans off facebook.

Announcing your engagement or that you got married is fine, but save the tales of dress shopping, tastings, etc. for invited friends (who care) and weddingbee.

Post # 12
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1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I don’t post on FB cuz when I linked them our engagement pictures like 5 people said ‘AM I GETTING TAH INVITEZ?!’ So not worth it…I talk to you fine folks about wedding stuff instead =D

Post # 13
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5823 posts
Bee Keeper

My DH’s best friend and his Fiance made a His-Hers Wedding FB page.  Then they invited all the guests they expect to invite, and set the privacy settings so that no one but the invitees can see it.  I thought it was brilliant.  That way you keep it all in the “need to know” group, you won’t have to worry about people inviting themselves on your FB wall, and if someone is annoyed by how often you post they can just hide that profile.  If you’re worried about how to post about the wedding on FB, I think that is the way to go.

Post # 14
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994 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@SandyThePoet: Agreed, same for me.

Post # 15
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4150 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’ve posted a couple milestones – “100 days till the big one” was one I wrote, but I don’t say “Ryansgirl is going to try on my dress today” or “Ryansgirl is picking flowers for the wedding today” or anything like that.  I have friends that post alll the time about what stage their planning was, it’s too much and gets really annoying.  Especially if you’re not invited.

Post # 16
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9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I sincerely hate the word “hubby.”

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