World Social Media Day is an annual celebration and is held on June 30th of each year. In the world of technological development, communication over miles and miles has been made simple with the introduction of social media. In a very short span of time, numerous social media sites have been emerged and still continuing. They are actively playing a vital role in the lives of many as it has made staying in touch with others efficient. In simple, social media has redefined the way in which people communicate, share and interact with their family and friends. World Social Media Day has been created in a way to recognize and celebrate the impact of social media on global communication.
“Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.” – Amy Jo Martin
History of World Social Media Day
World Social Media Day has been celebrated since the year 2010. Mashable, a popular website has launched this special Day. It has come up with the idea of celebration as a way to show social media’s impact on global communication. Mashable is been using social media to connect with cultures, movements, and super-fandom as it is the heart of global communication since its dawn. Social media culture has begun with the introduction of Friendster and MySpace in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Soon in 2004, Facebook was launched which connected millions of people from around the world. Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram, and so many social media sites have been introduced. Besides communication, social media sites have even gone a step ahead in such a way it made us get informed and stay updated about personal things. Find friends, follow them to get followed, and stay updated about every other activity of yours as well as others.
Other Celebrations on June 30
June 30 is also celebrated as
- National Meteor Watch Day
- World Asteroid Day
- International Day of Parliamentarism
- National Bomb Pop Day
How to Celebrate the day
Celebrating the World Social Media Day can be done in many ways. Get involved in a social media meetup held on this Day in your region to enjoy celebrating this Day. You can even start using any new social media site by creating an account for you to get involved in the social media trend. Stay updated with people you know as well as others including celebrities to get instant updates about them on the go in no time. You can even post a photo on your favorite social media site to enjoy this celebration. Put a hashtag with #SocialMediaDay to spread the word on social media and share your views and thoughts about this Day.
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