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Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

A hashtag is a way to unite global Tweets around some particular topic. Basically, these are tags that that help those who seek similar content discover your Tweets. According to the official source: Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your tweets. They’re like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. Hashtags are getting more and more popular (despite the fact some people are against them wishing their Twitter stream to be metadata-free and “as human a form of communication as possible”).

Add more Twitter Followers using twitter location search Anyway, I do use hashtags and find them fun, so I am sharing a few tips and resources below. Where can I find what hashtags people are using? is the first place to find most recent and hot hashtags. is another useful resource for discovering new hashtags and tracking those you are interested in. How are hashtags used? Do you use hashtags? What is a Twitter #Hashtag? Posted by Bonnie Landau on 11 Feb 2010 under Twitter As Twitter has grown, people follow hundreds of people, and as a result it’s not so simple to read all the tweets.

What is a Twitter #Hashtag?

As a result, various methods have evolved to help categorize tweets to make it easier to sift through and find just what you’re looking for. Hence the birth of the Twitter “hashtag”. A hashtag is simply a keyword or group of keywords with the ‘#’ sign in front of the them. For example, #design or #socialmedia would both be hashtags. Why call it a hashtag? I’m sharing this explanation with you because I didn’t know the answer until I looked it up. Hashtags makes it easier to follow information streams When you send out a tweet on a particular subject, you can use a hashtag to let followers know that it belongs in that category of information.

For example, on our Landau Design Twitter account, we filter tweets based on #usability, #socialmedia, #blogging, #joomla and #SEO hashtags. Hashtags make it easier to search. Hashtags. Hashtags Introduction Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your tweets.


They're like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. You create a hashtag simply by prefixing a word with a hash symbol: #hashtag. Hashtags were developed as a means to create "groupings" on Twitter, without having to change the basic service. The hash symbol is a convention borrowed primarily from IRC channels, and later from Jaiku's channels. provides real-time tracking of Twitter hashtags. How To Use Hashtags Start using hashtags in your tweets, preceding key words. Finally, track other tweets on the subjects you're interested in (ie: those containing the appropriate hashtags) by browsing/searching at, TwitterGroups, TweetChat, TweetGrid, Twitterfall, etc.

Use of hashtags Chris Messina wrote up this use in his post on Twitter hashtags for emergency coordination and disaster relief. Suggestions and tips CamelCase Example uses On Twitter: Tweet Your Message to a Larger Audience with Hashtags. Ever wondered what Hashtags are on Twitter?

Tweet Your Message to a Larger Audience with Hashtags

They’re words with #’s in front of them. Today Sherice Jacob (follow her at @sherice) from iElectrify explains what hashtags are and how to use them. Twitter is a great place to find and follow people with the same hobbies and interests as you have. Unfortunately, once you have as many followers as Darren does, it starts to get overwhelming to stay in touch with them all, and make sure the right information goes to the right people.

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