October – The Social Media Hashtag Flood Month

October is jam packed with social media hashtag inflow and is by far one of the liveliest and active months of the year. I mean who doesn’t love October? We’ll be discussing how October is a trendy month with many hashtags under it. Before we begin here is a fact, October in itself is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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October 1st

It is the International Day of Older Persons #UNDOP where people do beautiful things for older people and pay their respects to them and show them how much they care. Social media is showered with pictures of old loved ones and cherished memories. 

It is also the World Vegetarian Day #WorldVegetarianDay.

October 2nd

October 2nd is celebrated at the Day of Nonviolence #InternationalDayOfNonviolence. It is the birthday of esteemed freedom fighter and renowned scholar from India, Mahatma Gandhi who was a stout promoter and believer of non-violence. October 2 is also the World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay so no matter what, forget your worries and smile and spam instagram with beautiful pictures of you!

October 3rd

October 3 is the  National Techies Day #TechiesDay which is celebrated and promoted in order to make students aware about the career prospects in the tech industry and how technology is a very promising career option. 

October 4th

Can you imagine it’s the World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay as well as the National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay at the same time! No, relation here by the way. I mean everyone loves tacos and everyone loves animals too. A more wholesome day does not exist. 

brown animal on green grass

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October 5th 

September 5th is celebrated as the teachers day but also October 5 is celebrated as World Teachers Day #WorldTeachersDay. October 5 is also the World Habitat Day #WorldHabitatDay.

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October 10th

It is the World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHeathDay as well as World Sight Day #WorldSightDay, thus, physical and mental well being awareness on the same day!

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Fast forward to October 31

October 31 is celebrated as Halloween #Halloween and you already know that this is the day when social media floods with this hashtag from every corner of the world. Ranging from makeup to dress up to celebrations, it’s a full package.

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Other days in October that hold significance include – 

  • October 11 – International Day of the Girl #DayOfTheGirl
  • October 13 – National Train Your Brain Day #TrainYourBrainDay
  • October 14 – National Dessert Day #DessertDay
  • October 15 – Global Handwashing Day #GlobalHandwashingDay
  • October 15 – Get to Know Your Customers Day 
  • October 16 – World Food Day #FoodDay
  • October 16 – Bosses Day #BossesDay
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  • October 17 – Eradication of Poverty Day #EndPoverty
  • October 20 – World Statistics Day #StatisticsDay
  • October 21 – Reptile Awareness Day #ReptileAwarenessDay
  • October 24 – United Nations Day #UNDay
  • October 25 – Greasy Foods Day #GreasyFoodsDay
  • October 30 – National Publicist Day #NationalPublicist
  • October 30 – Day Checklist Day #ChecklistDay

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