June 30, 2019: Social Media Day

WHEREAS, June 30, 2019, marks the tenth global celebration of Social Media Day and the seventh statewide celebration of Michigan Social Media Day; and,

 

WHEREAS, social media has created vibrant communities for citizens to openly communicate with each other throughout the world; and,

 

WHEREAS, the use of technologies and social media platforms creates a more accessible and participatory global conversation and exchange of information; and,

 

WHEREAS, Michigan Social Media Day celebrates the advancements of technology, digital innovation, and the connectedness that social media provides in its increasing influence on government, business, and education; and,

 

WHEREAS, the public is encouraged to learn more at www.Michigan.gov/SocialMedia and participate in Michigan Social Media Day by using hashtags #SMDay and #SMDayMI on social media;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 30, 2019, as Social Media Day in Michigan