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Facebook and Twitter wedding: the social network romance

26 January 2011 Last updated at 09:29 GMT

Is it possible to organise a wedding just using Facebook and Twitter? The announcement, the invitations, the arrangements for the big day itself - can these all be orchestrated via social networks?

Mark Hillary and Angelica Mari tried to do just this for their wedding in December 2010.

The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones joined them for the big day to see how well their virtual plans translated to the real world.

The Secret History of Social Networking is a three-part series for BBC Radio 4, starting on Wednesday 26 January at 1100 GMT. Listen again via the BBC iPlayer or download the podcast.

Read more on Rory Cellan-Jones' blog dot.Rory.