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 Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimedJune 30, 2019 as Michigan Social Media Day.
On June 30, 2019, Michiganders can celebrate Michigan Social Media Day by using hashtags #SMDay and #SMDayMI on social media.
2019 Michigan Social Media Day activities include:
Share the state's media release promoting Michigan Social Media Day.
Share the 2019 Michigan Social Media Dayproclamationon social media.
Join Mi.gov from noon – 1 p.m. EDT., on Friday, June 28, 2019, for the third global #SMDayChat.
Share the Facebook event promoting the June 28, #SMDayChat Twitter chat.
Follow @MiGov on Twitter and use hashtag #SMDayChat during the chat. One lucky chat participant will be awarded a prize package from Pure Michigan.
DYK: June 30th is the 10th global #SMDay? It is! This will be the 7th year @migov celebrates #SMDayMI! Learn more at Michigan.gov/SocialMedia.
.@migov will be hosting a #Twitter chat on global #SMDay to celebrate #SMDayMI! Two year’s ago @migov partnered w/ @Mashable’s @mashSMday on the 1st global #SMDayChat #Twitter chat. Join the conversation by using hashtag #SMDayChat on June 28th at noon EDT http://bit.ly/SMDayChat2019
How are you celebrating social media day in #Michigan? Join @MiGov on June 28th at noon EDT for a #SMDayChat Twitter Chat prior to #SMDayMI on June 30th! Details at Michigan.gov/SocialMedia and http://bit.ly/SMDayChat2019. #SMDayMI #SMDay
.@PureMichigan will be giving away prizes during @migov’s #SMDayChat on June 28th! Join the state of Michigan and #SocialMedia enthusiasts for your chance to win: http://bit.ly/SMDayChat2019.
Learn more about #Michigan Social Media Day in @MI_DTMB's recent media update! @GovWhitmer and @DTMBDirector talk #MiGovSocial and this year's celebratory #SMDayMI activities: http://bit.ly/SMDayMI-DTMB2019. #SMDay #SMDayChat
Join the state of Michigan for the Michigan Social Media Day Twitter Chat on Friday, June 28, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. EDT. Join the conversation for the opportunity to win some cool prizes from Pure Michigan! Learn more about the chat at http://bit.ly/SMDayChat2019 and by visiting Michigan.gov/SocialMedia.
In celebration of Social Media Day, we want to hear from you! What does #PureMichigan mean to you? Please use the hashtag #SMDay and #SMDayMI when sharing your posts!
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 social media 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 seven out of the ten years it has been a globally recognized event.
In 2017, the state of Michigan hosted the first global #SMDayChat Twitter chat in partnership with Mashable #SMDay team. The chat reached more than 764,800 accounts totaling more than 6,385,800 impressions. In 2018, the state hosted the second global #SMDayChat resulting in more than 3,673,702 impressions.