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Saturday, March 29, 2014


Last week, someone in my family (I think it was my sister) asked what a hashtag was. It is such a normal part of teenage and young adult social media... that I forgot that some people don't know what it is. I can't even think of when it started. Probably when Twitter started. Or when I found out about it. At first I thought it was funny and I tried to just make up funny hashtag phrases. I still use them, but more to categorize my pictures. Anyway... it is just a part of social media now... some people even put hashtags in their conversations (to be funny)... so just deal with it. ha ha

"hashtag is a word or an unspaced phrase prefixed with the hash symbol ("#"). It is a form of metadata tag. Words in messages on microblogging and social networking services such as TwitterFacebookGoogle+ or Instagram may be tagged by putting "#" before them,[1] either as they appear in a sentence, (e.g., "New artists announced for #WahaBeat ")[2]or appended to it.
Hashtags make it possible to group such messages, since one can search for the hashtag and get the set of messages that contain it. A hashtag is only connected to a specific medium and can therefore not be linked and connected to pictures or messages from different platforms."

I love this video about Hashtags. Let's be honest, I just love Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake together. They do funny things. Including this. I know most people have seen it, but to me it doesn't get old.

1 comment:

jamie hixon said...

I only like ironic hashtags... but I love Jimmy and Justin together. Also, I want to be Questlove's best friend.