What Is Cyber Monday And Why Is It Called So?
Cyber Monday is the busiest online shopping day of the year, falls on the first Monday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The day is considered a part of the Christmas shopping season.
It was started in 2005 in the United States of America. According to many people, Cyber Monday is the online version of Black Friday.
On this day, top online stores such as Amazon.com, eBay, Godaddy, Flipkart provide massive discounts on their products to lure customers to shop.
Started in 2005, with the help of the Internet and giant social media channels like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, it is getting bigger and bigger every year.
It is said that in the upcoming years, Cyber Monday sales will surpass Black Friday.
[Fact: In 2005, Shop.org Conducted A Research On “Cyber Monday”. Here They Found That Almost 77 Percent of Online Retailers Makes Considerable Amount of Sales On The First Monday After Thanksgiving]
Why It Is Called “Cyber Monday”?
Of course, we all know that “Cyber” means relating to or involving computers or some kinds of computer networks or the internet.
On the Monday after Thanksgiving, most of the e-commerce or digital transactions are made online or with the help of computer networks, that is why the day is called Cyber Monday.
[Interesting Fact: Started In The United States, Nowadays, More Than 28 Nations All Over The World Observe Cyber Monday. However, Nations Like India Has Its Own Versions of It. For Example, Amazon.com’s “Great Online Shopping Festival”]
What Is The Origin of Cyber Monday?
In 2005, Ellen Davis the President of NRF first used the term to describe the first Monday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday as the day of online shopping.
On November 28th, 2005, it made its debut via a press release at Shop.org, where it was entitled “Cyber Monday”.
It grabbed public attention and became immensely popular among Americans within a short time period.
Present day, the day is the biggest and busiest online shopping day of the year.