Every year, I’m hit by surprise due to the off-the-wall social media holidays that pop up. I mean, why wasn’t I informed that August 8th was International Cat Day? I definitely have some GIFs saved up for that one!
And, what about International Coffee Day on October 1st? You’re telling me that I could’ve had free coffee once a year from generous local coffee shops?
This is the last year that I’ll feel like I’ve missed out, and my mission is to make this year your last, as well. Let’s prepare together!
Ahem… first, if you’re not sure how to use hashtags, this is our guide!
You might have seen lists of social media holidays before, but how do you know which ones to use? Let’s drill into that today, including discovering which ones are most popular*, and how to determine if they fit your brand or not.
*Popularity is based off of Hashtagify‘s assessment updated on September 17, 2017.
We have 16 social media holidays to share as you begin the year, including #SocialJusticeDay on January 20th recognized by Plan International in this tweet:
Hue is one of 20,000 female migrant workers living in a suburb of Hanoi, Vietnam. On #SocialJusticeDay we're working with young women like Hue to make cities safer places to live and work. pic.twitter.com/WWO8Z2fNsK
— Plan International (@PlanGlobal) February 20, 2018
|2||Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay||18.3|
|4||National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay||32.9|
|5||National Bird Day #NationalBirdDay||45|
|8||Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay||20.4|
|11||Human Trafficking Awareness Day #HumanTraffickingDay||11|
|13||National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay||21|
|15||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day #MLKDay||61.3|
|National Hat Day #NationalHatDay||46|
|17||Ditch Your Resolution Day: #DitchYourResolutionDay||9.9|
|18||Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay||28.9|
|20||Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay||30.6|
|World Day of Social Justice #SocialJusticeDay||24.9|
|24||National Compliment Day #NationalComplimentDay||41.8|
|25||Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD||38.8|
|Opposite Day #OppositeDay||42.6|
|28||Data Privacy Day #PrivacyAware||36.5|
20 more social media holidays coming up for you! Here’s a fun one from Wendy’s to celebrate #SinglesAwarenessDay on February 15th.
— Wendy's (@Wendys) February 15, 2018