What is a Hashtag? And where did it come from? (Infographic)

How did the hashtag come to be such a powerful tool? It’s used to bridge TV and social media (see the Fallon/Timberlake example below), used by advertisers (e.g. Super Bowl Ads), used for online conversations (See Twitter Chats) and used as a backchannel for discussions at conferences. See the infographic below to learn how the hashtag came to be and how it’s used today!

Source: Wrike Collaboration Software

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