Key Dates for Social Media – June 2019

June certainly crept up on us after a whirlwind first half of the year (hence why this blog is a tad late this month!) Summer is just around the corner, and if that wasn’t enough reason to celebrate, there are plenty of other fun key dates for social media in June to look out.

Here are just some of our favourites that are bound to be trending across social media platforms. Which ones will you be implementing as part of your social strategy?

What’s Happening This June

Here are some of the fun key dates for social media in June 2019 to consider as part of your monthly strategy.

1st – Champions League Final – We’ve already witnesses Liverpool lift the Champions League trophy for the sixth time this last weekend with a win over Tottenham, but it’s still a hot topic for football lovers.

7th – Doughnut Day – What’s bound to be Homer Simpson’s favourite day, Doughnut (or Donut) Day is one we’re definitely celebrating in the office! What type of doughnut is your favourite?

8th – World Gin Day – Gin lovers, rejoice! World Gin Day is on Saturday, 8th June, so pick your flavour and crack open some tonic for a refreshing summer drink.

8th – Best Friends Day – Show your best friend some love on this day!

18th – International Picnic Day – Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the outdoors on International Picnic Day. What are some picnic basket musts for you?

21st – First day of Summer! – Summer officially makes its entrance in the northern hemisphere on the 21st, making it the “longest day”. The days from here on out will get shorter as we head through summer towards autumn.

21st – Selfie Day – As if you needed any excuse to take a selfie, Selfie Day is also on the 21st June. Get personal with your page and show a selfie of you in the workplace.

21st – Take Your Dog to Work Day – The 21st is really a busy day, because it is also Take Your Dog to Work Day! We love seeing pictures of our four-legged friends in the office, so be sure to share yours.

26th-30th – Glastonbury – The Glastonbury Festival returns for 2019 on the 26th through to the 30th. This is always a trending topic as music lovers discuss the acts. This year, that includes Stormzy, The Killers, The Cure, Liam Gallagher, George Ezra and a whole lot more.

30th – Social Media Day – Needless to say, we are looking forward to this one! Social Media Day was created in 2010, recognizing the impact that social media has had in the world. It has transformed the way we communicate with no sign of slowing down as it continuous evolves. Today is also a good day to remind users about staying safe on social media and what to look for in terms of fake news, fake profiles, etc.

Also, the month of June is Pride Month! Cities all over the world are taking part of parades and celebrations.

Get Planning

Summer is a fun time of year, and it’s one to be enjoyed. Plan your social media marketing ahead for the season to avoid stress and worry. Digital Flamingo can help make it even easier with a social media strategy that fits your business. This includes key dates for social media in June and beyond that suits your business and audience. Come say hello to arrange a chat about how we make social media marketing easy for your business.

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