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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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Usually that doesn't pose an issue, but it does mean that you have to read them carefully to make sure you're not inadvertently creating a hashtag that contains unsuitable combinations.
The book includes verbal and visual examples, a cast of characters (political figures and journalists), and a hashtag glossary, along with b&w photos, screenshots, graphics, and summary charts.
Another hashtag that was initiated by Muslim Brotherhood web trolls that spreads rumors and demands for overthrowing the state, the BBC wrote on June 21 that a hashtag opposing President Sisi has been "part of a campaign among Egyptians."
A hashtag started by writer Nizam Bakeri to match users who wish to carpool home together during the election period.
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Following a hashtag is very similar to following a friend.
Today, if a brand creates a hashtag, it is used in all media and formats as an integral part of a comms and marketing strategy.
But Robert Hernandez, a digital journalism professor at the University of Southern California, said"there is still something wonderful" about watching a community come together in real time"only because of a hashtag." Hernandez pointed to #yesallwomen, which allowed hundreds of thousands of strangers to discuss violence against women and reveal their anger and horror about abuse and sexism.
Summary: Since the first trademark application for a hashtag was made in 2010, there have been over 5,000 applications, 2,200 of them in 2016 alone.
Asked to match a hashtag for MRT and traffic, Poe chose #nakakaloka.
A hashtag typically consists in a string of characters (possibly including numerical digits) preceded by the pound symbol # (also called hash).
For instances, every time they pop a hashtag such as #marchmadness into their search box in order to see the latest tweets on that subject, they are actually using indexed metadata.
If a user sees a hashtag on television or on the internet, he can enter the phrase in the search box at hashatit.com, says Paolone, and then join in the conversation with other people who are using the same tag.
A hashtag can be as surprising as #RespectDJslips or as disapproving as #JanetLimNapoles.