The internet history of Memorial Day
It's Memorial day on the 28th of May.
The most recent detection of references to Memorial Day was 6 months ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 28th of May. In total we detected 65 total unique days being shared such as Hamburger Day which had 3,032 people talking about it, or Burger Day having 1,928 tweets.
The day shown for 'National Memorial Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 28, 2016 across social media making references to 'Memorial 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: Memorial, Cemetery For Memorial or Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Memorial 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 Memorial Day.
The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Memorial Day's visibility.
We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Memorial 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.
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We're detecting how Memorial affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Memorial affects company share prices.
Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Memorial Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Memorial Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Memorial day, then the date shown for National Memorial Day, could come up twice :D
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