The Do Not's of Instagrammable Engagements

by Mackenzie Johnson · May 3, 2016

Your nearest and dearest just got down on one knee and *GASP* - pulled out that engagement ring you slyly hinted at months ago. First thought is hopefully an overwhelming “YES”.. and while it may seem lame, your next thought is most likely going to be “how and when shall I expose this private moment to the world?!” Bridal announcements seen on Facebook are usually posted by your middle school BFF’s cousin who still lives in your hometown, so how can you share the love while still maintaining your dignity? While you should at all costs avoid the token “I SAID YES!” post, forever accompanied by photo of a perfectly manicured hand and ornamental rock, the urge to share should not be ignored. For those looking to bite the bullet and get a solid 50 “Mazel Tov’s!” and a bare minimum 200 likes, here are the top 5 rules to avoid a tragic engagement post on social media...

[Photo via @hannahbronfman]