National Kindness Day

A group of diverse people engaging in acts of kindness, sharing smiles, and handing out heart-shaped cookies in a colorful park setting..
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Wipe those war faces off, folks, and prep for a big pearly-white grin. Welcome to our page celebrating the Internet incarnation of National Kindness Day! A day when snarks and trolls tuck tail while the rest of us revel in random acts of kindness, chocolate chip cookies and surprise compliments.

When is Kindness Day?

It's national kindness day on the 31st March.

Popping onto our online radars with a whopping 6511 mentions, this buoyant beacon of benevolent behaviour swept the web, blasting a peak on the lovely spring day of March 31, 2017. But what is behind this showcase of goodwill – and more importantly, how can you hop onboard this digital express to Kindnessville? Let's uncover.

The Rise of Digital Decency

While kindness has been around since a particularly thoughtful caveman shared his fire (true story, we swear), National Kindness Day is a more recent spectacle. Born from the desire to combat online negativity, this day champions the simple but all-too-often forgotten rule: be excellent to each other. It's a refreshing change from 'Gotcha!' to 'Got your back!'

Actions Speak Louder than Tweets

Now, we're not saying kindness begins and ends in digitalese. Rather, National Kindness Day acts as a springboard, galvanising us to act with love and compassion in everyday life. So shift those cat videos aside and dedicate a slice of your browsing to bringing joy to others – you might be surprised by how addicting it can be.

Elevating Empathy, One Post at a Time

Note, National Kindness Day isn’t just about making grand gestures. Heck, the kind words you shared with a stressed colleague on that max mentions day in 2017 might just have sparked the Kindness gold rush! The day works perfectly if you're just cracking a nice joke or sharing a virtual cup of kindness, and that's exactly what makes it so special. Remember, the World Wide Web is so wide, it has room for all of us to be nice.

Did you know?

Did you know that oftentimes people act more kindly online after observing others do the same? So, spread the kindness and watch the ripple effect of good vibes spread!


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First identified

9th June 2015

Most mentioned on

31st March 2017

Total mentions


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