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Happy 10th Birthday to the Social Media Hashtag!

Posted on | August 25, 2017 | No Comments

Happy Birthday Hashtag

We just wanted to wish our dear friend, the social media #hashtag, a very Happy 10th Birthday!  For a decade you’ve helped us focus and enhance our social media messaging.  We wish you another 10 years of continued success and relevancy within Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest and all of the other major social media platforms that keep your company.

The hashtag turned 10 on August 23, 2017 and was first used by designer Chris Messina back in 2007 as a way to connect a group of people on twitter to a common cause.

happy 10th birthday hashtag

The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.

Be sure to check out this celebratory collection of blog posts in honor of the #hashtag.

Choose to learn more about social media for event marketing and online event group organizing here.

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