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Social Media Day

Join the Social Media Day celebration - connect with your friends & family, share stories, and have some fun!
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When it is?
June 30
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Introduction

Celebrate Social Media Day on June 30 with a virtual gathering of your friends and family! This day was created by Mashable in 2010 to recognize the impact that social media has had on global communication. Since then, it has become an annual celebration of connecting people from all over the world through platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and more.

History of Social Media Day

Social Media Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Facebook Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook, a social networking platform that would later revolutionize global communication.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Twitter Makes Its Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>Twitter, a platform for microblogging, is launched and quickly gains popularity for instant sharing of news and updates.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Instagram's Introduction</div><div class='timeline-text'>Instagram is released, offering a unique, photo-centric platform for users to connect and share moments.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Social Media Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mashable declared June 30 as Social Media Day to celebrate the impact of social media on global communication.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Snapchat Joins the Scene</div><div class='timeline-text'>Snapchat, the platform that introduced disappearing content, is launched and adds a new dimension to the social media landscape.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Social Media During Pandemic</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the COVID-19 pandemic, social media platforms played a crucial role in combating isolation and maintaining global connectivity.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Social Media Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a virtual meetup</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Using social media, organize a virtual meetup for you and your friends to virtually celebrate Social Media Day. Get together on your favorite social platform or video chat app and share stories about how Social Media has impacted your life.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Share something new</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the day to share something new with your followers on Social Media. Whether it's a piece of content, a special announcement, or a hilarious meme, use Social Media Day to engage with your followers.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a hashtag</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Create a unique hashtag for the day that encourages people to share their stories about social media or how they are celebrating the day. Encourage others to join in by sharing the hashtag and using it yourself.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Run an online contest</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Run an online contest that encourages people to post photos or videos about why they love social media and tag your business in the post. Offer a prize such as free product or services in exchange for participating.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make a donation</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make a donation to a charity that uses social media as part of their work such as an animal rescue organization, an environmental advocacy group, or an educational non profit. Show your appreciation for social media by giving back.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Social Media Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Connecting with friends and family</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Social media is a great way to stay connected with people from around the world. Through posts, messages, and likes, you can easily keep in touch with family and friends no matter where they are. Whether you're looking to catch up on old times or simply check in on how your loved ones are doing, social media makes it easier than ever before!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Finding inspiring content</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Social media is filled with so much content that can get you through tough times or help motivate you to pursue your dreams. From helpful tips and tutorials to funny YouTube videos and pictures of cute animals, there's something for everyone to enjoy. So go ahead - scroll away and let yourself be inspired!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Spreading awareness</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Social media has become an incredibly powerful tool for spreading awareness about social issues. For instance, many activists have used platforms like Twitter and Instagram to raise awareness about racial injustice, women’s rights, environmental issues, and more. Thanks to social media, our voices can reach even greater heights!</p></div></div>

5 Eye-Opening Facts for Social Media Day

Social Media Day FAQs

When is Social Media Day?

Social Media Day is celebrated on June 30 every year. In 2024 Social Media Day will occur on a Sunday.

Social Media Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jun 30

Friday

2024

Jun 30

Sunday

2025

Jun 30

Monday

2026

Jun 30

Tuesday

2027

Jun 30

Wednesday

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