Brands making the most of #BlueMonday on social

Today is Blue Monday, the third Monday in January otherwise known as the most depressing day of the year. What are brands on social media doing to cheer us up?

Blue Monday: brands show their support on Twitter
Blue Monday: brands show their support on Twitter

"Brands will use the myth of to sell you things. Not us," tweets Yorkshire Tea.

Vodafone needs your recommendations for the ultimate #BlueMonday playlist.

— Vodafone UK (@VodafoneUK) January 18, 2016

Virgin Media is a little confused.

A competition for all those in need of a Boost.

House of Fraser has the blues.

— House of Fraser (@houseoffraser) January 18, 2016 is giving away £1,000.

Innocent smoothies has some wise words for us.

KLM, the Dutch airline, is offering deep rest (depressed) on its flights.

While Air France is refusing to give in to the gloom.

There's no #BlueMonday in our city, says the Paris Tourist Office.

Retailer Very is renaming today #PinkMonday.

Mobile network Three has some reasons to be cheerful.

Poundland is also betting on a cute animal to cheer shoppers up.

Maryland Cookies is offering free treats in return for a follow and retweet.

There are more prizes up for grabs courtesy of Wilkinson Sword.

Watch this space, teases easyJet.