The celebration is just as you would imagine it to be: Thanksgiving with friends, usually sometime during the weekend before Thanksgiving, usually organized by people who are away from home and relatives - though some people have a Friendsgiving in addition to their regular Thanksgiving with family.
Searches for the new term started forming a sizable blip on Google Trends beginning in November of 2013. This year, people are searching for "friendsgiving ideas," "friendsgiving food" and "friendsgiving invites."
Advertisers are even trying to get in on the action. Check out this Tweet from Taco Bell last week:
Action News Mornings wants in on your Friendsgiving! Post photos from your Friendsgiving dinner, of the friends at your table and even of your menu using the hashtag #6abcAction on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We will share some of your photos Monday morning on Action News.