When Is National News Day?


National News Day is on the 16th of July with 30 tweets.

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About News Day

Is It News Day Today?

It's News day on the 16th of July.

News Day' is by our calculation on: July the 16th. The first time we detected News Day was the 16th of July 2015 and the most recent detection of references to News Day was 2 years ago.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of News day to show how people feel about News. See if people like News here.
We're detecting how News affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how News affects company share prices.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 16th of July. In total we detected 69 total unique days being shared such as Cherry Day which had 332 people talking about it, or Ice Cream Day having 256 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 16th of July

National News Day, on the 16th of July

How Is The Date For News Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National News Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on July 16, 2015 across social media making references to 'News 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: Geordie, Corn Fritters or Virgin Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National News Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of News Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost News Day's visibility.

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Can I Register News Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national News 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.


Is it National News Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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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Hang On, It Was National News Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National News Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about News Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about News day, then the date shown for National News Day, could come up twice :D

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