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'Unhashtagable?'

Lina Srivastava | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

If hashtag activism builds on and replicate this assumed association between moral outrage and social justice through images and short communication, does it further offer the possibility of a more informed and effective strategy for social impact?

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Hashtag Hiatus

Shelly Peiken | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I ran into Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) at M.Fredric clothing store on Ventura Boulevard last week. I was killing some time before my mani-pedi. My daughter had just dropped me off. That was a first.

Dear God, J.Crew Is Selling Hashtag Shorts

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.14.2014 | Technology

Because life is absurd and nothing makes sense anymore, clothing store J.Crew has decided to start selling a pair of shorts in "hashtag print." Wh...

This Anti-Hashtag Tells Annoying Social Media To #GoF*ckItself

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

We all know that person. You know, the one who constantly tweets or posts a series of ridiculous hashtags to update you on every. single. moment. of. ...

App-maker, App-maker, Make Me a Match

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

If you're on Tinder, the idea of using Tinder-like techniques to find a job might make you cringe. On the other hand, you might think of this as a great opportunity to level the playing field and to remove the "who you know" factor from the job search.

Hashtag Activism Is a Good Thing, Despite Its Conservative Critics

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Larry Atkins

Twitter is the equivalent of the town square or the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Millennials.

The Hashtag as a Symbol for #Change

Josh Stern | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Josh Stern

I myself have even created a viral hashtag campaign along with my dear friend Russell Citron. It's called #FeedtheDeed, and unlike a couple of the examples listed above, it serves to highlight how social media can be purposefully used for positive change in our society.

Understand The 'Law' Behind The Schoolgirl Kidnapping And Dare To Redefine It

Anver M. Emon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | World
Anver M. Emon, Ph.D.

Instead of using hashtags or the military, what if we could debate with the Sultan or Boko Haram about what Sharia demands? What if we could ask them to reflect on how their definition of Sharia could be updated to reflect today's world? To ask such questions is not only to critically know and engage the Islamic tradition, but also to remove the monopoly that Boko Haram claims on defining what Sharia is for everyone.

Bianca Bosker

How #Hashtags Became The Raised Fist Of Punctuation

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.10.2014 | Technology

Hashtags began as a way to search for tweets about specific topics (#socialmedia), evolved into a tool for adding nuance (#ohyeah) and are now showing...

I'm Having Sex Right Now! #Blessed

Em & Lo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

We thought we'd put together our own imagined list of the top 10 most inappropriately dirty ways to shared your #blessings with the world.

Bitcoin Activism: How Michelle Malkin And Suey Park Found Common Cause In Hashtag Movements

Arun Gupta | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Arun Gupta

Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.

Kenny vs. Spenny Versus Netflix

Leland Dieno | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leland Dieno

If you are Canadian, you most likely remember a fairly low budget TV show that ran for several seasons called Kenny vs. Spenny. Two friends who challe...

'Hashtag: Shut The F*ck Up'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

If one thing came out of Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill's Twitter-influenced conversation on last night's "Tonight Show," it's that Martin Scorsese now k...

The Importance of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to the Millennial Generation

Jonathan Whipple | Posted 03.21.2014 | TV
Jonathan Whipple

E!'s phenomenon in the making, #RichKids of Beverly Hills, has been trending on every form of media known to man. The hashtag-inclusive title isn't just a nod to social media; it has become a staple in a generation that continues to advance conversational simplicity.

The 2014 Banished Words List, On Steroids

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Chris Weigant

One has to indeed wonder if taking a selfie while you're twerking is even physically possible (at least, without the use of mirrors). I mean, is there a hashtag for #gotwerkyourself yet, out there in the Twittersphere? Or a fan base, for that matter?

How to Properly Use the 'Hashtag'

Samantha Matt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Samantha Matt

Whether you use Twitter or not, you most likely know one thing that has come from it: The Hashtag. And whether you like it or not, it is here to stay -- for now.

Marketing Fails: 5 Examples of Technology That Did More Harm Than Good

VisualNews.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
VisualNews.com

Marketing always sounds easier in theory than it is in practice. Even with a solid concept, outlining the execution often proves to be as difficult as coming up an idea to begin with.

11 Douchebags You'll Meet On Twitter

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Lauren Cahn

I had to unfollow thousands of morons and lunatics on Twitter before finally landing in a comfortable space where I can read my feed without feeling overwhelmed by the urge to smash my iPad to bits. But you won't have to -- as I have done the work for you.

#YourBrandHere: The Power Of The Hashtag (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.12.2013 | Small Business

You've seen it everywhere: on TV advertisements and billboards, on Twitter and Facebook, on ironic T-shirts and baseball caps. You may have even heard...

Hurricane #Hashtag Engulfs AdLand

Bant Breen | Posted 12.07.2013 | Technology
Bant Breen

Well, Hurricane #Hashtag is upon us and from all the data that the media-orologists are crunching, it looks like #Hashtag could be with us until, at the very least, the Twitter IPO.

Hashtag These Guys Did It Better

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Comedy

You might have seen Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake's 'Hashtag' sketch, but did you know that Irish comedy group, Foil Arms and Hog, did it first? ...

6 Ways People Are Abusing the Hashtag #Blessed

Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein

It's simple. Rappers, movie stars, and disgustingly rich civilians with incredible access & privilege would put up photos of themselves doing awesome stuff, and use hashtag #blessed.

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

How the #Hashtag Changed the Way We Communicate

Lauren Schuhmacher | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Lauren Schuhmacher

Recently, the little tic-tac-toe of linguistics has made its way into other areas of communication, including places that don't support tagging: Facebook, text messaging, and even casual speech (out loud, one would say, "hashtag: blessed"). Why?

Why You Shouldn't Use Hashtags

Nieman Journalism Lab | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology

A New York Times social media editor says they don't attract an audience and "are aesthetically damaging."...