You may not think of Twitter or YouTube as particularly romantic, but a number of people would disagree. Geeks, nerds, call them what you want to call them. Within the past few years… guys have thought of some pretty creative ways to pop the question.
The Twitter proposal… yes it’s so 2008. It gets it’s own category because it's been done that many times to deserve it. In this example, Max Kiesler proposed to Emily Chang after 15 years.
In 2009, Alex Marsh proposed to his girlfriend over dinner. While she was checking her phone, he checked-in on Foursquare with a message saying “popping the question!”
One lucky girl got her own custom iPhone app – Romantech. The app took her on a scavenger hunt around San Francisco.
A techie who works at Digg live-streamed his proposal so his friends and family could watch it live. And he told the world through Foursquare and Twitter.
Blogging fiend Justin Johnson used Tumblr to propose, and he produced a very convincing video in case she was wavering.
And the latest geeky Casanova Greg proposed to his GroupOn loving girlfriend, Dana. He made a deal page on the site that went live in the Cincinnati market this week.
Dana bought the deal, and the rest of the girls said yes as well. I guess the nerds really do win in the end!
Nerds Win in the End
Marriage proposals using social media
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