When Is National Photo Day?

The internet history of Photo Day

19th of August is National Photo Day

  First detected on the 19th of August 2016

  454 tweets


Is It Photo Day Today?

It's Photo day on the 19th of August.

The most recent detection of references to Photo Day was 5 days, 15 hours ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 19th of August. In total we detected 59 total unique days being shared such as Aviation Day which had 1,913 people talking about it, or Potato Day having 678 tweets.


How Is The Date For Photo Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Photo Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 19, 2018 across social media making references to 'Photo 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: Honey Bee, Creamsicle or Pet Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Photo Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Photo Day

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

Can I Register Photo Day?

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


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


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

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

We have also detected mentions of Photo day on;



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National Photo Day

It's Photo Day
On August 19th


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National Photo Day, on the 19th of August

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