Social Media Do’s and Don’ts
We already know social media will play a big role on your wedding
day, so why not make the process totally seamless? We got the scoop from our
Social Media Specialist, about the key do’s and don’ts of social media from
engagement to “I do!”, below.
Set up your wedding hashtag before your wedding weekend.
Include it on your save the date, your wedding website, on invitations for your engagement party, bridal shower & even for
your bachelorette party. This way, you’ll be able to look back at
the entire engagement when you’re relaxing on our honeymoon (you’ll want
Tell vendors about your hashtag.
This way, you can also look back on photos of your actual wedding,
just not your guests. Most wedding guests only post photos
of themselves & their dates at a wedding. So, having your vendors post the
details will provide a different point of view into the hashtag!
Make sure to send us pictures during your wedding weekend.
Don’t forget to tag your designer as well—you might be featured on
our Instagram as well as the designer’s!
Create a snapchat filter.
They’re super inexpensive (starting as little as $5) and make the
night even more special and curated to you.
No phones allowed.
Go for an unplugged ceremony—not only does this create a more
intimate space, but you won’t see unsightly phones sticking out in your aisle
in your gorgeous photos and wedding video.
No photos of your dress!
Don’t allow your bridal party to post any photos of you in your
dress until after your ceremony. You still want to make a grand entrance and
show off the gown you’ve been hiding for at least 8 months, so ask your bridal party to hold off on social media for just a little longer.
Don’t change your hashtag.
While it might be tempting to separate your engagement party and
your bridal shower from your wedding on social media with a different hashtag,
guests will ultimately get confused and end up using the wrong hashtag on the
big day, or not use one at all.
Don’t make your profile private.
Make sure to set your Instagram profile to public so guests can
view all the photos tagged with your hashtag (and stalk you and your wedding