Twitter History

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

    … Twitter didn’t invent the hashtag (#), but it certainly popularised it with the masses. Once more commonly referred to as the pound sign, online use of the hashtag began on IRC (Internet Relay Chat) in the late 1990s, where it was used to categorise items into groups. In August 2007, designer Chris Messina asked his followers how they felt…

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  • Social Media: Then Vs Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

    … even “pin” the Post-It note on their computer monitor to make sure that it was seen. Pinterest’s roots clearly began with the humble cork board, while Facebook was born from the address book. Staring out of a window was the “YouTube” of our youth (certainly mine) and the Rolodex stepped quickly to one side once LinkedIn was launched. Check the visual below for more than-and-now social media comparisons, including Tumblr, Skype and Instagram, which comes courtesy of Zerofox. (Source: Zerofox.) …

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