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Memorial Day & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Here are your 5 must-reads on Memorial Day and social media that we don’t want you to miss.

Memorial Day Social Media

Memorial Day Thoughts From Social Media Explorer
By Jason Falls A happy Memorial Day to you all, especially those who might be somber today because of a loved one lost in the service of his or her country. Know that they did not die in vain. Whether in combat or not, stateside or abroad, each person who has had the bravery and valor to serve their country deserves our gratitude.

Customers Bullish On Travel, Spending This Memorial Weekend, Says Social Sentiment Index [STUDY]
By Shea Bennett IBM’s Social Sentiment Index, which aggregates public opinion from Twitter, blogs, message forums and other social media channels, has revealed a 46 percent increase in the amount of conversations about Memorial Day travel over last year.

Man Uses Facebook To ‘Save’ Memorial Day Parade
By Julie Tremmel Facebook, in my opinion, sort of put the power in our hands to get the word out, to get the press involved. We didn’t even ask the press involved, which I think is priceless. We’ve received comments and donations from people who don’t even live in this state or in this community.

12 Fantastic Memorial Day Weekend Instagram Shots
By Alex Fitzpatrick It’s Memorial Day weekend in the United States, and Americans are spending time with friends and family, enjoying the first barbecue of the summer and remembering their fallen military heroes. While people are soaking up some rays or paying tribute to lost heroes, they’re posting some fantastic snapshots to Instagram.

A Pinterest Memorial Day
By Erik Qualman Do a quick search on “Memorial Day” and you can see all the amazing things that are going on across our great nation. I did such a search, and what I found was truly incredible and inspiring.

About Chad Richards

Chad is Senior Social Media Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency. Connect with him on Twitter, Linkedin and .