(Closed) Poll: Are you a Facebook bride?

posted 9 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Do you post about your wedding planning on Facebook?
    Not only do a post status updates, I use Facebook to get vendor recommendations too : (16 votes)
    4 %
    I do, but only when I am having a tough day or just crossed off a big to-do : (137 votes)
    31 %
    Never! I don't want to talk about my wedding in front of people who aren't invited : (285 votes)
    65 %
  • Post # 3
    457 posts
    Helper bee

    The only thing I ever posted about our wedding was a status about being close to going “bridezilla” on an un-named wedding vendor (who happened to be a fb friend). It worked, because like 10 min later I had an email from her with the stuff I needed to approve.

    I’ve also posted some engagement pics, shower pics, and a couple countdowns, but that’s about it.


    Post # 4
    100 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I got so sick of seeing people constantly posting about their weddings that I avoid doing it. I tink there have only been 2-3 occasions that I’ve posted about the wedding, and it’s only if I’m in a real bind and need help finding a vendor. E.g. one about two days ago asking for make up artist recommendations. 

    Post # 6
    183 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I only mentioned wedding planning once to ask for bartender recommendations and I didn’t mention the wedding. I plan on posting a status soon to say that while I would have loved to invite more people, it is a small affair…because I’d like to be able to say one or two things especially around the date. 

    Post # 7
    575 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve had some friends recently get married that posted almost everyday about their weddings and I got pretty annoyed by it. I swore I wouldn’t be that bride. So, no, I’ve never posted anything.

    Post # 8
    3696 posts
    Sugar bee

    Never. I just had a guest compliment my invitations and I was conflicted. I ended up saying thank you, but that is the only mention of my wedding.

    Post # 9
    2623 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Nope and I have a really small friendslist and I would say about 90 percent of them are going to be at the wedding. I have no issues with people who post some things here and there. But there are a few friends and family members who got me super annoyed and tired of their weddings before it even happened by constantly updating about it. I say leave it as a pleasant surprise for the guest they don’t need to know all the details until day of.

    Post # 10
    319 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    You guys are going to think I’m crazy, but I don’t even have a personal facebook.  I’m not a huge fan tbh.  So I never post any wedding related stuff on there ๐Ÿ˜‰ lol

    Post # 11
    42 posts
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I post about my wedding occasionally on Facebook. As I have mentioned elsewhere, though, I created a facebook list called “Wedding” that includes ONLY people who are invited to the wedding – ensuring that only those who are invited see wedding-related statuses/updates. I live over an hour away from most family/friends, so I’ve found this is a good way to “include” them in wedding-related things while not being rude to people not invited… FI’s mom and other family members seem to like it. 

    I think you can go overkill with the wedding updates (nobody else ever cares about your wedding much as you), but I don’t see a problem with posting occasionally about it. I mean, it’s what’s going on in your life… people can just scroll on past it if it annoys them or if they are seriously annoyed they can hide my updates all together.

    Post # 12
    2059 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    i don’t post a whole lot on facebook in general and have hardly posted anything at all about my wedding. mostly just pictures or wedding related youtube videos that i thought were funny.  i received a blank rsvp, so i did post on facebook in an effort to find out who sent it and i went on a little rant about why kids aren’t invited to my wedding, but that’s it. 

    Post # 13
    649 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I definitely do….my Future Sister-In-Law once got made at Fiance and siad “no one wants to read your facebook posts or emails about the wedding”…..so I started to post more …..(note, this was NOT the actual reason why she was mad, she was just being mean…I actually had only posted a few things and there was 1 email sent to let family know that we had booked out venue)….

    I have a secret group that the bridal party are on…so I post some things on there …..I figure if people don’t want to see it they can either delete themselves from the group or unfriend me/hide my posts….

    Post # 14
    4858 posts
    Honey bee

    I don’t know if I had a single status update about the wedding, though I did find my photographer via fb by asking for personal recommedations.

    Post # 15
    1374 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Once in a great while. I say stuff like, busy working on invites. Or something like doing more printing for the wedding after work. Stuff like that.

    I dont post any of my ideas on there either. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 16
    3997 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I rarely ever do. I think the only wedding related thing I posted was like ‘got our WEDDING BANDS today!’ because I was super excited ๐Ÿ˜‰ hahah

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