DJ Deadmau5 Proposes to Kat Von D on Twitter


Canadian electro-house music producer Deadmau5 used Twitter over the weekend for his marriage proposal to tattoo artist Kat Von D, the reality TV personality from Miami Ink and LA Ink.

Yes, Deadmau5 (born Joel Zimmerman) digitally put a ring on Kat Von D's finger via a tweet, inciting a series of back-and-forth reactions that took place for two days.

[More from Mashable: Mashable’s 35 Top Songs of 2012]

Other men have leveraged social media or digital tools to ask for their significant others' hand in marriage (see galleries below). For example, one New York City woman used a Nexus One and the Google Maps mobile app to complete a scavenger hunt that ended with a marriage proposal, and a Cincinnati man used Groupon to get engaged. In San Francisco, a man leveraged Twitter, Foursquare and live streaming mobile service Qik to propose. Other people also have used, memes, a check-in on Foursquare and Google's Street View to propose.

Would a Twitter marriage proposal be romantic enough for your taste? Let us know.

1. Internet Memes

Timothy Tiah Ewe Tiam snuck up on his long-time love interest, Audrey Ooi Feng Ling, at Neroteca, a restaurant in Malaysia, and began showing her poster-sized printed memes such as Socially Awkward Penguin, Y U NO Guy and Success Kid.

At the end of the meme-ridden surprise, he knelt and confessed, “I’m very nervous and terrified about this, but I love you and I think you’re my soul mate. And I can’t see myself living without you in my life. Will you marry me?”

Click here to view this gallery.

6. Google+ Video Game

A gamer named Mihai surprised his girlfriend, Miruna, with a virtual ring in the Crime City mafia video game on Google+.

Funzio, makers of the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, helped Mihai pull off the proposal. Miruna found the ring in her character's inventory and said yes.

Click here to view this gallery.

Image via David Becker/Getty Images for Clear Channel

This story originally published on Mashable here.

View Comments (13)