World Backup Day is celebrated on March 31st of every year. When was the last time you have backed up all your data? Have you got any second copy of all your important files, folders, photos, and more? If your answer is no, then you are seriously into some problem at least after some time. With an increased smart device usage, all most all of our daily needs including the personal information are stored in them. You may wonder what’s the need occurred now to have a second copy of them? There are numerous reason for such a simple question as millions and millions of valuable data are being lost or erased every day. How will you feel when the hardly worked project files get lost in a second? Ask those who have lost their important files due to the virus attack, hardware failure, natural disaster, or anything else. As to make the people from all over the world understand the importance of backing up, a special day called World Backup Day is created. Take this Day as the best time to make a copy of all your stuff and store them other than your computer.
“Always have a backup plan.” – Mila Kunis
History of World Backup Day
There isn’t any mention of from when the World Backup Day has been in celebration. However, it was a group of tech-savvy people of worldbackupday.com had created this useful Day. March 31st is precisely chosen as the creators of this Day doesn’t want you to be fooled by losing things as the next Day is April Fool’s Day. They have come up with this idea as an independent initiative to raise awareness among the people about backups and data preservation. Irrespective of the safer or secured device you use, it is indeed must to have a second copy of all your family photos, home videos, documents, files, and emails. The Backup Day reminds you to keep another copy of everything somewhere safe instead of storing it all in one place like your computer. On this Day, people are encouraged to learn about the increasing role of data in everyday life and the importance of making regular backups.
Be it your business or personal files and information, losing your files is all the way risky. A report says that there is about 30 percent of people who have never backed up, and accident causes 29 percent of crashes, and one in ten computers are infected with viruses every month. So it is very much important to remember that one small accident or a failure will destroy all those important stuff you care about. If you are one among those, who say your phone is near you. Then you must know that there are about 113 phones that are lost or stolen every minute. So never feel later once after losing the data and files of yours. Instead, you can back up them in a pen drive, hard drives, or cloud service.
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How to Celebrate the World Backup Day
Celebrating the World Backup Day is quite simple. All you need to do on this Day is to make sure you have backed up your important information. Backing up is really a simple thing to do which saves all your personal to business-related information all in one place other than your phone or computer. You can even opt to copy it on the pen drive or external hard disk. Google is the best tool to save all your documents, photos, and more with Google Drive. So have an account to safeguard your information. There are so many online backup services available which can also be used. Online back up serves you the best even during the natural disasters. Ask your friends and family to make their own back up on this special Day. You can share and encourage others to back up and tell the importance of doing it on the social media using the hashtag #WorldBackupDay.