Social Media Day

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What is Social Media Day?

Launched by Mashable in 2010, Social Media Day is an annual global event on June 30 that recognizes the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. Social Media Day is a day to celebrate the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information, communicate from miles apart and have their voices be heard; a celebration of the ways in which social media has changed our lives for the better. The event began with a few hundred Meetups and is now celebrated by thousands worldwide.


When is Social Media Day?

Social Media Day is held annually on June 30th.


How to Get Involved

  • Sign up to attend or organize your own event on the Mashable Meetup Everywhere page. 
  • Make Social Media Day official in your city by Submitting a Proclamation Request. 
  • Use the #smday hashtag on Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and any other social network of your choice.


Social Media Day 2012 Around the World

Last year [2012], 17 cities and three states proclaimed June 30 a day of recognizing the power of social media. Many more held meetups around the world. Some of the most popular events occurred in places such as Morocco, Brazil, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and the United States. Whether it was through intimate gatherings over pizza or elaborate parties, people turned up in droves to meet up with fellow social media aficionados over the weekend.

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Bridget is President of The Get Smart Web Consulting Group, a web presence and digital strategy firm with offices in San Diego County California and Collier County Florida. But more importantly she is a web, tech, and Twitter addict!