I just proposed to @elizabeth_wisdom out at her grandma's barn!!! Poking through their Instagram accounts is like watching a highlight reel of the relationship.
Instagram gives us the ability to share a lot of gorgeous details: New haircuts, extravagant dinners, awe-inspiring vacations; but we skip over the important, broader characteristics.You could argue the same is true of Facebook – except that it’s not, and you’d be wrong.Randomly friending someone on Facebook is forward and foreign; doing it on Instagram is par for the course.The now-engaged and newly Internet famous couple met over the app, traded flirty comments and eventually numbers, and even documented their engagement on the app. A post shared by Denis Lafargue (@denislafargue) on Wisdom and Lafargue are hardly the only couple to tell this story.When Lafargue made their relationship official, he even called Wisdom his “instalady,” saying “Instagram is the new ” Couples often document their more romantic moments on Instagram, but the engagement – and relationship – was much more intertwined with the app. Earlier this year, i Carly actress Jennette Mc Curdy and NBA star Andre Drummond connected thanks to social networks. confronted by statistics and a bunch of basketball jargon. and super, super tall,” she wrote in an op-ed earlier this year.Instagram is more spontaneous, more happen-stance than that.
Even if you are actively looking, no one but you has to know.
This is even more true clicking through Lafargue’s and Wisdom’s accounts.
Photo after gorgeous photo, praising one another, it sucks you in.
You like what you see on Facebook, which is usually nothing more than a profile picture and maybe a few other bits and pieces; on Instagram, you like what someone else is seeing.
This little barrier – he likes my photos, my creativity, my funny captions – makes us more comfortable. Not only are romantic relationships being made on Instagram, but friendships are too.
Lafargue prepared a timeline of their relationship represented with Instagram photos; not just their moments together, but their own separate, first moments using the app and setting up their accounts. Drummond used Twitter and Instagram to profess his interest in Mc Curdy, whose Twitter followers urged her to check him out. “Not yet satisfied with my knowledge of this guy’s deal, I backtracked on his Twitter page a few months and checked out his Instagram … And judging by the amount of me-related posts he had shared, it seemed he had been expressing his crush on me for quite some time. It’s hard not to be impressed by a boy who will express his feelings for you in front of hundreds of thousands of people.” Sadly, it was not a love that lasted – as evidenced by the many Vine videos Mc Curdy posted hinting at the breakup.