Pictures on Facebook

  • FerreroRocher
  • 1 year ago

After you get your rhinoplasty, how do you plan on making the transition on Facebook? I don't have a clue. People are going to be able to tell the difference in my pictures. On the other hand if I delete my old pictures, it will be still be sort of conspicuous. :,-( I hate having to deal with all of this planning.    

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Mine is only noticeably different from the side, so I deleted the (very few!!) profile views that other ppl posted of me (I would never have posted side shots). My plan is to continue in the same manner- front shots only so no one can tell. None of their business! 2 weeks post op a friend posted a group shot of me from the front- even I can't really see a difference :)
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Haha this always happened to me.. I was always avoiding side shots and there were 2 or 3 friends who were surprisingly taking shots of you and then posting them somewhere and I was like -.- hahha.. Good thing that I wont have to worry about that anymore
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Now you have to worry about your pics being used as "evidence" of surgery if it becomes the subject of speculation
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I think in the end everyone will notice when just one person figures it out.. so the best thing is just the enjoy and be happy with the results
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I ended up posting a new pic two months out. I don't care, lol. It's a group shot with two other friends, so it isn't obvious. I'll slowly transcend into posting closer shots (and simultaneously deleting the old pics one at a time).
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I'm planning on only posting new pictures that are too close/obvious. Anyone that notices will get over it eventually!
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I am just going to take a new profile picture, and not care. I'll be open about it and be proud :). We all should!
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I wish I could just not care, but I am too vain. I got rid of all pics
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Heey! What did you finally do? I´m with Angie in this one, I think that´s the best course of action. There´s also the "I dont care way" haha but it´s up to each person.
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I'm of the believe 'who really cares'. I just kinda have accepted the fact that people will say what they will about it, and whatever other people think of me is none of my business, hah! That is if anyone even notices or pays close enough attention. I'm happy as pie with my decision, my family and friends support me..and anyone that doesn't can kiss my new nose :P
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Nobody else has a take on this interesting (to me, at least) topic?
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Yeah why aren't more ppl chatting!!!? Am I the only one on here who is bored at work !?
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I totally thought about this for a long time before coming to a decision. I decided I would have NO post-op pictures on my Facebook, ever. Well, maybe not forever but probably not in the next few years unless the pictures are taken from a distance or blurry, or taken in another manner that makes the nose's shape difficult to distinguish. I think of it this way: do all the a-holes on your Facebook (some of whom probably made fun of your old nose behind your back) deserve to see your beauty now?! No! They are not worthy of even SEEING YOU! those people who are not your friends in real life, whom you don't interact with in person, don't deserve to know about your surgery. It's your private business, not something your 2,000 acquaintances need to see (and judge). While it is difficult to tell that some people had surgery in person, in pictures it is always clear. Most people don't know about my surgery (even most of my friends don't) but pictures would make it very evident. A good example is that I found out about at least 3 of my acquaintance's surgeries from Facebook! I am no longer friends with these catty girls and never see them, but their pictures caught my eye when I saw those girls who had huge crooked noses like me with straight-nose pictures! I did some more Facebook stalking and found a status update all about her surgeon! Now that's just TMI. I Facebook-stalked a co-worker and discovered that he had rhino as well, and circumstantial evidence suggests it was with my surgeon! I am 3 months post-op and just deleted all my old Facebook albums: not just becuse of my nose but also because too many creepy guys are looking at them and the thought freaks me out! When my nose was big I tried to post only pictures that made my nose look less big and never any profile-views! You can use the same strategies you would use to hide a big nose in pictures to hide your nice new one! ;) or use the Instagram photo blur
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What an interesting thought and one I hadn't considered! Unless you have several super clear close ups, I don't think THAT many people will notice on Facebook. Maybe you can slowly phase them out rather than doing a clean delete?

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That's a good idea, Angie. I'm one of those people who thinks whatever I do isn't anybody else's business. It would suck if someone took side by side comparisons of your photos and called you out on it.
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