The internet history of Blocking Day
It's Blocking day on the 6th of August.
The most recent detection of references to Blocking Day was 2 years, 11 months ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 6th of August. In total we detected 67 total unique days being shared such as Underwear Day which had 1,239 people talking about it, or Root Beer Float Day having 588 tweets.
The day shown for 'National Blocking Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 6, 2019 across social media making references to 'Blocking Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Girlfriend, Prosecco or Girlfriends Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Blocking Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!
We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Blocking Day.
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We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Blocking day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.
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What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.
We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Blocking day to show how people feel about Blocking. See if people like Blocking here.
We're detecting how Blocking affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Blocking affects company share prices.
Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Blocking Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Blocking Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Blocking day, then the date shown for National Blocking Day, could come up twice :D
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