The internet history of Boxing Day
It's Boxing day on the 17th of May.
The most recent detection of references to Boxing Day was 2 years, 1 month ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 17th of May. In total we detected 80 total unique days being shared such as Television What A Day which had 4,835 people talking about it, or Donut Day having 331 tweets.
The day shown for 'National Boxing Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 17, 2016 across social media making references to 'Boxing 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: Real Estate, Book or Cherry Cobbler Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Boxing Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!
We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Boxing Day.
The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Boxing Day's visibility.
We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Boxing 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.
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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.
We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Boxing day to show how people feel about Boxing. See if people like Boxing here.
We're detecting how Boxing affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Boxing affects company share prices.
Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Boxing Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Boxing Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Boxing day, then the date shown for National Boxing Day, could come up twice :D
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