Mashable, the number one social media blog in the world, has declared today as Social Media Day- a day dedicated to celebrate the revolution of media becoming social, honoring the advancement in technology that has allowed us to connect with and engage people all over the world.
So how are we all celebrating this new holiday? By being social! There are more than 600+ meet ups in 93 countries today with thousands of attendees and people all over the world are making status updates in honor of this much deserved day of recognition.
Here is message from Mashable’s Founder and CEO, Pete Cashmore to explain the reasons, ideals and goals behind Social Media Day:
And also thanks to Mashable, here are some great ways to get involved today:
- Watch the live streams worldwide.
- Tweet: Use the #smday hashtag on Twitter. With so many participating, we should be a trending topic on Twitter on June 30. Also, we’ll soon be announcing a prize for those that tweet or post to Facebook.
- Comment via Facebook: Go to Smday.com and leave a comment either promoting your meetup or tell us what you’re doing for your event.
- Meetup everywhere Mashable. Sign up to attend an event!
So how are you going to celebrate the first ever Social Media Day? Let us know!