When Is National Hug Hug Day?

The internet history of Hug Hug Day

22nd of January is National Hug Hug Day

  First detected on the 12th of July 2015

  336 tweets

Is It Hug Hug Day Today?

It's Hug Hug day on the 22nd of January.

The most recent detection of references to Hug Hug Day was 2 years, 1 month ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 22nd of January. In total we detected 100 total unique days being shared such as Hug Day which had 19,702 people talking about it, or Hugging Day having 1,160 tweets.

How Is The Date For Hug Hug Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Hug Hug Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Jan. 22, 2016 across social media making references to 'Hug Hug 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: Hot Sauce, Signing or Pie Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Hug Hug Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

I'd Like To Promote National Hug Hug Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Hug Hug Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Hug Hug Day's visibility.

Can I Register Hug Hug Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Hug Hug 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.

Is it National Hug Hug Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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 Hug Hug day to show how people feel about Hug Hug. See if people like Hug Hug here.
We're detecting how Hug Hug affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Hug Hug affects company share prices.

Hang On, It Was National Hug Hug Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Hug Hug Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Hug Hug Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Hug Hug day, then the date shown for National Hug Hug Day, could come up twice :D

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National Hug Hug Day

It's Hug Hug Day
On January 22nd

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National Hug Hug Day, on the 22nd of January

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