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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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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.
Messina cited #blacklivesmatter as an example of a hashtag that is"powerful and necessary.
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.
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.
A hashtag can be as surprising as #RespectDJslips or as disapproving as #JanetLimNapoles.
Assigning a hashtag to an event is a fantastic way to create a buzz before, during and after.
Another item of note: Facebook's hashtag feature is not yet supported on mobile devices; users will be able to make use of hashtags in their posts, but will be unable to click-through to a hashtag search feed.
said in a blog post Wednesday that users will be able to click a hashtag to see a feed of discussions about a particular topic.
A prime example of this is #NorthEastHour - a hashtag created for businesses based in the North East to promote themselves.
According to a report by The Wall Street Journal reports, users of the globally popular one-to-many messaging service Twitter use # or pound symbols as a hashtag to indicate subjects in tweets.