A hashtag, introduced by the number sign, or hash symbol, #, is a type of metadata tag used on social networks such as Twitter and other microblogging services. It lets users apply dynamic, user-generated tagging that helps other users easily find messages with a specific theme or content. Wikipedia
By Nancy Taylor • June 12, 2015
You’ve all seen the ubiquitous # (hashtag) sign in front of social media posts, but do you really know what that symbol does—or could do for you? In case you’re reluctant to raise your hand in front of friends, co-workers or conference attendees, here’s a quick primer about the hashtag.
What is a Hashtag?
A hashtag is a label used on social media sites that makes it easier to find posts or information with a theme or contains specific content. It is created by including the symbol “#” in front of a word or words …