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hashtag

1. noun A word or phrase (written without spaces) preceded by the pound sign or hash mark (#) in a post on social media, meant as a way to add additional information, humor, or a searchable tag to the post. "Hashtag" is sometimes said humorously in conversation as well. She used the "unedited" hashtag, but that picture looks too good to not have a filter. A: "What a great day we've had!" B: "I know! Hashtag blessed."
2. verb To mark a post with such a hashtag. She hashtagged that picture "unedited," but it looks way too good to not have a filter.
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Users create hashtags by placing the hash character # (the number sign) in front of a word or unspaced phrase, either in the main text of a message or at the end.
Twitter also released some of the most popular topics, denoted by hashtags, that resonated with the more than 300 million users of its short-messaging service.
The use of hashtags was introduced on Twitter as a way to classify messages (tweets) according to the topic, thus allowing users to easily search for specific content and share information related to it.
The 20 essays in this volume explore the use of hashtags on Twitter and other social networks.
The Texas House on Friday gave near-unanimous support to a trio of proposals to designate state-specific hashtags.
While what the hashtags were referring to remains ambiguous, it is clear that they are targeting Hizmet-led media, which was the target of police raids that took journalists and other media workers into custody on charges of defaming an al-Qaeda-affiliated group known as TahE-iyeciler (Annotators).
The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) official hashtags (both English and Arabic) saw a record-breaking number of 613 million viewers during its 33rd edition.
Hashtags are a large part of social media evolution.
Washington, Aug 4 ( ANI ): Twitter rolled out a new feature on Friday that would explain commonly used hashtags.
com, where users can search hashtags across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
According to the WHYY report, those who use the #Attendance Hero and #ContestEntry hashtags will be eligible to win $500 and a pair of Power 99 (the local radio station) concert tickets.
The photo sharing social network is now enabling users to follow hashtags,