Mashable launched global Social Media Day in June of 2010 as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on communications. Celebrating advancements in technology, digital innovation and service improvement in government, business and education, Governor Rick Snyder proclaimed June 30th, 2017 as Michigan Social Media Day.
On June 30, 2017, Michiganders celebrated Michigan Social Media Day by using hashtags #SMDay and #SMDayMI on social media.
2017 Michigan Social Media Day activities included:
Visiting www.mi.gov/socialmedia and following the state's over 450 social media accounts.
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In celebration of Social Media Day, we want to hear from you! What does #PureMichigan mean to you?
Michigan.gov leverages social media technologies to provide real time citizen-centric customer service, enhance transparency and increase collaboration with its more than 4.7 million followers.
Michigan government has embraced the use of statewide social media, social networking technologies since 2011. As an extension to traditional channels of constituent engagement the state uses technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, video live streaming and audio podcasts to create a more accessible and participatory government.
Michigan was the third state in the U.S. to officially proclaim June 30 as Social Media Day.
Michigan has proclaimed June 30th Michigan Social Media Day five out of the eight years it has been a globally recognized event.
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