So there’s been a lot of hashtaggery of late. We’ve seen usage spread virally and organically around things like social upheaval, natural disasters, the Olympics and a multitude of marketing campaigns. But what do they all mean? Should I even pay attention to them? (more…)
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Ever wonder where those fun Twitter hashtags started? Here’s a jazzy video lesson on the history of the hashtag from Paul Nowell a/k/a the @JazzTrombonist.
Ever wonder what all the symbols are in all those tweets? Twitter uses a few different symbols to achieve certain results for its users. Here’s a quick guide to these common symbols, but a simple way to remember is this: @ refers to Twitter accounts and # refers to topics. (more…)