5 new social media wedding traditions
The popularity of social media is creating a wealth of new wedding traditions! We’ve made a list of five things every tech-savvy newlywed couple should do to mark their marriage online…
Change Your Name
This is a big one for the bride! Update your Facebook name to include your new surname (there’s a function that allows you to keep your maiden name stored for search purposes too), and change your Instagram and Twitter handles to make it really #official.
Update Your Relationship Status
Everyone knows your relationship is serious when you make it ‘Facebook official’, and it was so exciting to change it from ‘In a Relationship’ to ‘Engaged’! Changing your Facebook status to ‘Married’ is the final and most exciting step – and is guaranteed to generate a lot of ‘likes’!
Share Your Wedding Album
Uploading your wedding photos on to Facebook allows those who couldn’t be there to see your wedding, and lets those who were there relive the memories! When you’ve paid so much for your wedding photography, it makes sense to share it as much as possible.
Upload an Instagram Snap
Yes, you paid a lot of money for professional wedding photography…but who can resist the Instagram filter? Add a happy picture to your Instagram account and include a hashtag with your new surname. Ask guests to do the same, and collect the memories!
Have a ‘Switched Off’ Honeymoon
Once you’ve done all of the things above, it’s time to turn off the Blackberry and enjoy your honeymoon the old fashioned way, with no digital distractions. You can upload your honeymoon snaps when you get back…
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