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Listening to the radio this weekend, I heard announcers discussing someone that received a wedding invitation via - Facebook!
One announcer thought it was genius, the other thought it was tacky.
I guess it's an incredible way to save money! Though, maybe not everyone has a Facebook account or checks it regularly. Be honest, a lot of elderly family members don't have and don't know how to use a Facebook account.
What do you think? Tacky or genius?
What invitations do you think are appropriate to send on Facebook?
Hmmm, interesting situation. Although I think a formal invitation is required, it goes to show you that as technology changes, traditions change. I don't think there is a problem with doing a Facebook invitation to other parts of the wedding process: bridal shower, engagement party, etc...
First off YES it is increadably tacky, so not okay. Would you like a FB gift as well lol. All kidding aside that is beyond tacky the onlything worse would have been ...well I can't think of anything. I do have a FB wedding story though. I found out about my BROTHER, yes BROTHERS engagement on facebook a month after it happened. He proped on xmas and told my dad my dads congrats on FB is how I found out much later. Yep FB rocks.
Wow. I don't know what to think about it, really. Maybe they're really laid back people and those around them are as well. Maybe they wanted to share their special day but couldn't afford paper invitations and didn't have the time or talent to make them. I know I wouldn't be able to make them. :)
It's all about perspective I suppose. It's their wedding, their special day, and if that's the way they wanted or needed to invite people then groovy. More power to them.
I wouldn't have been offended at all. If someone wants me there to celebrate one of the happiest days of their life, it's special no matter how the invite came.
I love technology and social media - but I am still very much a traditionalist. I love having copies of our invitations, etc...
One of the announcers teased that they should receive Facebook gifts or maybe a sheep on Farmtown... something along those lines.
Invitations can be quite an expense once they are printed and mailed. I can understand trying to cut costs, but if I had to forget about traditional invitations I would most likely not use Facebook in place of them.