Popping the Question Online

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Oct 11, 2008 • References:
Web 2.0 junkies have found a convenient way to circumvent the typical jitters associated with proposing marriage to one's sweetheart: Use Twitter.

These three engagements began with proposals on Twitter, the omnipresent micro-blogging application that measures the notable events of your day in 140 characters or less. Adios, sports venue JumboTron proposals. Sayonara, skywriting plane proposals. Twitter has just killed every awkward proposal idea that has ever existed with its sheer simplicity and unbeatable price.

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In modern society, more and more consumers are connected through social media and viral websites. The youth market has overtaken the every-expanding viral world, which effects our daily lives. Businesses should consider joining in on this societal movement because it is here to stay. Stats for Twitter Proposals Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 3,139 clicks in 398 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Twitter Proposals
Related: 64 examples / 49 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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