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hashtag

A topic identifier in a tweet or other social network message that is indexed by the service so that all the user postings with that hashtag can be searched and read. The hashtag is the name of the topic with a number sign (#) prefix, also called a hash mark.

Hashtags are created for anything and everything, including people, businesses, organizations, sports teams, political parties, hobbies, events and philosophies, as well as rants and raves. For example, athletes might be interested in #triathlon or #ironman. See hash, tag, Twitter and bashtagging.


The Word Has Become Everyday Vocabulary
In this example at the Philadelphia airport, "hashtag worthy" means the trip is worth talking about.
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An investigation into the entries of the most authoritative dictionaries of both English and Italian has revealed the presence of the entry 'hashtag' beyond the specific environment of Twitter glossaries, although there is no full agreement on its definition, especially in English, as we can see from the following quotations from some English dictionaries:
As well as its site near Manors Metro Station, Hashtag has six locations in London, plus hotels in Liverpool, Bangor, Dublin, Edinburgh, Bournemouth, Plymouth and Nottingham.
#GIANTSCAUSEWAY Hashtag for Co Antrim stones was used 261,241 times THE list in full #giantscauseway 261,214; #mournemountains 69,023; #darkhedges 53,769; #carrickarede 46,082; #titanicbelfast 33,353; #causewaycoastalroute 29,977; #dunlucecastle 26,264; #belfastcityhall 21,886; #lougherne 19,556; #stormont 19,236 Picture: aka.guedes
The specially designed emoji is made in the shape of a heart with a stamped hashtag symbol, showing how hashtags have transformed the nature of communication online.
Dubai: Instagram have put a notification in place when you search using the hashtag Dubai Dolphinarium on their platform.
According to details, the hashtag #ArticleSixForBizenjo was the top trending hashtag in Pakistan on Friday, the day after Mir Hasil Bizenjo lost out on the Senate Chairmanship after a vote of no confidence by the joint opposition against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani fell short by three votes.
A hashtag aimed at raising awareness about the psychological and social damage caused by forcing girls to wear hijab in a young age has stirred controversy in Algeria and climbed the trending hashtags list with more than 10K tweets in a couple of days.
Here's the hashtag in Arabic: #U[degrees]U _U aaU*aa_aeU*U aeU
Synopsis: With twenty-six Instagram-style photos accompanied by sharp and witty rhyming couplets, this sturdy abecedarian board book is baby's first glimpse at the world they will one day grow up to inhabit--a world of hashtags, memes, manbuns, quinoa and organically sourced plaid.
The hashtag, which was created by Iko Kazi Kenya website, aims to connect employers and job seekers.
"Hashtag marketing is a way to scale [word]-of-mouth marketing and activate your community," said Kyle Wong, CEO and co-founder of Pixlee, a user-generated content marketing company.
The award-giving body posted the recognition on its official Twitter account, noting that the #AlDubEBTamangPanahon was the most-used hashtag within 24 hours, used 40,706,392 times between the Oct.