It is Social Media Day, a sort-of Hallmark holiday created by Mashable in 2010 to encourage people to step away from their computers and gadgets and meet people in person. What a novel concept.
Mashable is hosting a variety of meet-ups worldwide. You can learn more about them here.
Meanwhile, some organizations and cities have embraced the holiday as a way to stir engagement among their audience members and, of course, promote business. Here’s how three organizations (large and small) are celebrating Social Media Day:
Major League Baseball wants to be ‘liked.’
America’s national pastime might be more than 150 years old, but it’s adopting cutting-edge ways to engage fans. Through the use of various social media platforms, MLB is giving away prizes to fans who “like,” tweet, and check in today.