When Is National Data Privacy Day?

The internet history of Data Privacy Day

28th of January is National Data Privacy Day

  First detected on the 23rd of January 2016

  915 tweets


Is It Data Privacy Day Today?

It's Data Privacy day on the 28th of January.

The most recent detection of references to Data Privacy Day was 4 months, 2 weeks ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 28th of January. In total we detected 57 total unique days being shared such as Signing Day which had 1,158 people talking about it, or Chocolate Cake Day having 780 tweets.


How Is The Date For Data Privacy Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Data Privacy Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Jan. 28, 2017 across social media making references to 'Data Privacy 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: Blueberry Pancake, Kazoo or Have Fun At Work Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Data Privacy Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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

Can I Register Data Privacy Day?

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


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

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

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National Data Privacy Day

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On January 28th


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National Data Privacy Day, on the 28th of January

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