Hashtag

A hashtag is a word or an unspaced phrase prefixed with the number sign ("#"). It is a form of metadata tag. Words in messages on microblogging and social networking services such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Instagram may be tagged by putting "#" before them, either as they appear in a sentence, (e.g., "New artists announced for #SXSW2014MusicFestival") or appended to it.Hashtags make it possible to group such messages, since one can search for the hashtag and get the set of messages that contain it. A hashtag is only connected to a specific medium and can therefore not be linked and connected to pictures or messages from different platforms.
Posts about Hashtag
  • Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

    … For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Even LinkedIn now leverage hashtags and even lets their users search for content using hashtags. Instagram…

    Pam Marketing Nutin Social Content Facebook Twitter How To's- 23 readers -
  • How to Use Hashtags to Increase Your Campaign’s Reach

    … you’re promoting propagates across the platform. Metrics to keep an eye on during your campaign: Reach – the number of unique people who may see your posts. Impressions – the total number of potential views (including same users seeing the same post multiple times) Exposure – measures the total Impressions that a user has generated, including…

    Marketing Technology Blog- 31 readers -
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