You can find love on Facebook, and this couple proves that.
Steve Kawalit and Nafis Joon tell people they met through mutual friends, but the truth is – they met on Facebook.
That’s why Kawalit decided there was no better place to propose than Facebook Headquarters.
The couple flew from Toronto, Canada, where they live, to San Francisco. Joon thought they won a trip to Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park for a tour.
But what she believed was a private tour inside Facebook’s headquarters was actually an “elaborate scheme,” according to a status Joon posted on Facebook.
With help from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and the Facebook staff, Kawalit was able to propose to his girlfriend of seven years on June 23.
“Steve, with the help of some Facebook employees, turned Hacker Square into my own surprise proposal,” Joon posted on Facebook. “You got me good Kawalit… and now you got me for life.”
Joon uploaded a two-minute video of Kawalit’s plan and proposal for her Facebook friends to see. The video has already been shared nearly 2,000 times since it was posted on July 3.
“I love you very much, you’re my best friend,” Kawalit said while down on one knee in the middle of Hacker Square. “Will you marry me?”
Joon’s answer was of course, “Yes!”
The crowd applauded and Zuckerberg came out from the crowd to congratulate the pair and shake Kawalit’s hand.
At the end of the video the couple thanked Facebook.
“There’s no way we would have ever met if it wasn’t for Facebook,” Joon said. “It has come full circle – it’s crazy. Thank you, so much.”