All You Need to Know About Hashtags

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All You Need to Know About Hashtags

If someone out there doesn’t understand hashtags, or wants to know more about them, we came across this Digital Trends article which provides an easy to understand primer. This relatively short overview explains everything from how the hashtag was started …

Why # is Called Hashtag

Ten years ago the # on a Twitter address could have been called the pound symbol, the number sign or tic-tac-toe frame. The reasons it isn’t are explained by the developers of the hashtag in this story by Wired. …

Happy Birthday to the Hashtag

It was a decade ago today that the hashtag was born. According to The Telegraph, credited with the invention of the # is former Google and Uber designer Chris Messina. Twitter had already been around for a year. Messina was …