Social Media Day Orange County

Happy Social Media Day!

Technology and social networking site Mashable launched the Social Media Day event in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening around us. On this day, independent meetups are organized around the world to learn and chat about social media.

Storified by Marcie Taylor · Sat, Jun 30 2012 13:18:17

For the third year in a row, The Orange County Register hosted a Social Media Day event on June 29th, Friday at the Register’s headquarters in Santa Ana.
Kevin Sablan (@ksablan) of the Register put out the call on Meetup and Facebook, Twitter and everywhere online.
Mashable Meetup – Santa Ana, CA | Jun 29, 2012 – Meetup4 hours ago … Social Media Day 2012 #smdayoc …. Looking forward to see you all at #smdayoc ! … TinyTechie made lots of cake pops f…
Last year’s poster.
There were food trucks…
#smdayoc #foodtrucksdarinrmcclure
#smdayoc go for the #foodtrucks, stay for the people…Darin
And Wild Wing of the Anaheim Ducks.
With old oal at #smdayoc #nhlducks Lansner
Hanging out with @anaheimducks wild wing! I love #nhlducks & #SMDayOC! When does hockey season start!
A great line up of speakers. And social media enthusiasts from all over Orange County, and even LA and San Diego counties.
#SMDayOC Tip: Create awesome content because people only share awesome content. If it’s not awesome, don’t post it.ymarketing | Digital
Grat tips on #YouTube from @melaclaro #SMDayOC May
There was even a cool tour of the newsroom and presses. Talk about two worlds colliding..old school media meets new media and technology, something the OC Register has taken positive steps towards achieving.
#smdayoc OC Register printing presses – fun to photograph Carpenter
Former @ocreggie delivery boy & current @bigtrain marketing exec @jimmywendt tours the pressroom during #smdayoc Morgan
Here are a few nuggets of social media wisdom.
"Pinterest users are genuinely revealing their interests. They just don’t realize that brands are listening." @marcymassura #SMDAYOCRhonda Hesse
Here we go with the great @EricStegemann at #smdayoc! #smmoc Lecours
" Trying is the opposite of hiding " – @bryanelliot #smdayoc "If you build up enough dust you can build a mountain " – @bryanelliotCaroline
Watch "Ted Nguyen busts a move at social media day" on YouTube – @TedNguyen #smdayoctomsfoodieblog
The 2012 prediction about video being the biggest social medium is correct. Are you using it? Dont be afraid of it! #smdayocLCJ Media
Part of the crowd at #smdayoc for my presentation 🙂 Massura
3 Social Media Tips for Freelancers #smdayoc via @MamaBrittSteve Cassady
And in the end. #SMDAYOC was trending. Success! See you all next year.
Happy Social Media Day! Congrats to #smdayoc for trending on Twitter in the U.S. via @jeffwidman @petersmegTed Nguyen