Hashtag History

  • The History of #Hashtags [INFOGRAPHIC]

    … The first recorded use of a hashtag on Twitter is credited to designer Chris Messina way back in August 2007, when he asked his followers how they felt about using the pound sign to group conversations on the micro-blogging platform. And a movement was born. Here’s the tweet: how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp…

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  • The History of Hashtags in Social Media Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

    … was eventually adopted by Instagram, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and seemingly every other major digital platform. Today, hashtags are everywhere and an important part of every modern marketing strategy. Check the visual below for a history of the hashtag, circa 1998-2014, which comes courtesy of Digital Marketing Philippines. (Source: Digital Marketing Philippines.) …

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