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National Hot Dog Day Generates Extensive Media and Social Media Attention

Thursday, July 21, 2016

(North American Meat Institute)

July 14th’s National Hot Dog Day was a trending topic both in mainstream and social media once again this year. Many major media outlets ran stories on the day including the NBC Today Show, where the anchors enjoyed hot dogs on set and discussed their favorite toppings. The hashtag #NationalHotDogDay rose to the number two spot on twitter’s trending list and remained on the list throughout the day. The Meat Institute and National Hot Dog and Sausage Council shared updates and retweeted media posts to help spread the celebration.

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