The internet history of Junk Day
It's Junk day on the 21st of July.
The most recent detection of references to Junk Day was 7 years ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 21st of July. In total we detected 74 total unique days being shared such as Junk Food Day which had 8,073 people talking about it, or Ice Cream Day having 1,379 tweets.
The day shown for 'National Junk Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on July 21, 2015 across social media making references to 'Junk 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: Junk Food Donut Ice Cream, Lollipop or Tequila Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Junk 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 Junk Day.
The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Junk Day's visibility.
We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Junk 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 Junk day to show how people feel about Junk. See if people like Junk here.
We're detecting how Junk affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Junk affects company share prices.
Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Junk Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Junk Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Junk day, then the date shown for National Junk Day, could come up twice :D
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