Thursday is the fifth day of every week, two days before the end of the week. Thursdays are made very special because of the kind of vibes they carry.
Lovers of classics, vintage, flashbacks and old school, usually regard Thursdays as their favorite day of the week. This day gives them the opportunity to express themselves through fashion, music, drinks and movies in the old, classic or vintage way.
Throwback Thursday or “TBT” is a social media trend when users, on Thursdays, post photographs or recollections of the past under the #throwbackthursday, #TBT or #throwback hashtags.
Like many internet trends, it is almost difficult to point out exactly who started the “TBT” trend. The discovery usage on Instagram was by a certain “@bobbysander22” sports illustrated attributes, to the origin of a sneaker specific blog, named “Nice kicks”. According to “SI”, this blog began a practice of regular posting (on Thursday) of photos of old basketball footwear in 2006, titling the series “Throwback Thursday”. Since then, the slogan has blown up to the point where it has been used on Instagram over 500 million times. While the trend has it origins outside social media, it only gained popularity in one’s major app such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
The “TBT” hashtag has gone on to be one of the most used hashtags on Instagram and Twitter. It has been frequented by lots of celebrities, fashion lovers, foodies, sport lovers, down to the ordinary people on the streets.
In February 2012, Kim Kardashian and her family frequently started using the hashtag which caused it to start gaining worldwide attractions.
Thursdays have become very remarkable, as it is a day when we celebrate the amazing beauty of old times.