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The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.26.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

'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?

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.

These Hashtag Brownies Are Making Me Really Good at Wordplay

James Napoli | Posted 02.01.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

Whoa, dude, thank you for making these awesome hashtag brownies. Sure, they're a little gnarly and imperfectly shaped, but I've had, like, eight of them and I am telling you, my man, they have greatly impacted my ability to absolutely kill it on Twitter.

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? ...

A Step Towards Ending 'Thinspiration' On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.18.2013 | Women

In January, the Huffington Post took a look at the thinspiration community on Twitter in light of the company's statements that they had no intention ...

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."...

A New Bad Decision For Facebook

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

As if Facebook weren't annoying enough. The Wall Street Journal reports that the social network may adopt Twitter's arguably most tiresome -- and ...

Hashtag America: #StandWithRand Takes Over

Ericka Andersen | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Ericka Andersen

Hashtags corralled a legitimate, constructive conversation by multiple thousands into one space. The only way it could be accomplished was with hashtags. It was a victory for social media in an era when bringing partisan sides together in such a way is no small feat.

The Weirdest/Most Hilarious TT About One Direction We've Seen Yet

Posted 02.25.2013 | Teen

We officially give Directioners on Twitter the award for the weirdest/most hilarious TT of the day: #TypeOneDirectionWithYourNose. Yep -- it's exactly...

My Twitter and Me: A Love/Hate Story

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology
DJ Louie XIV

Twitter has been one of my best, worst frenemies for years now. He was rather mysterious and alluring at first: I didn't quite know what he wanted me say. Quickly, however, he grew into one of the most reliable buddies I have. Sometimes.

Twitter Is Changing Kids

Jesse Miller | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Jesse Miller

Has the use of Twitter provided an interactive stage to users who not only expect replies from their favorite celebrities, but who expect that any issue, criminal or personal, can be addressed, vented about or solved on Twitter?

How Twitter Is Wrecking the Elections and More... Probably

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The Tea Party may love to make references back to the Founding Fathers and the Constitution, but really the culture we have created (and continue to create) is vastly different from what the nation was like 150 years ago. And it's only going to get worse.

WATCH: The Best #MyCrazyTeacher Tweets

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

With back-to-school mode in full-swing, Jimmy Fallon decided to honor the season with one of his 'Late Night' hashtags. The tag this time around was #...

The Best #BetterPresidentialTicket Tweets

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 10.11.2012 | Comedy

Mitt Romney announced that Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is his vice presidential running mate Saturday morning, rounding out the GOP ticket with anothe...

WATCH: Fake 'Dark Knight' Spoilers

Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy

The hotly-anticipated Batman sequel, "The Dark Knight Rises" hits theaters Friday, and people are already lining up around the block to get seats. ...

Hashtags Are Over

Ben Rimalower | Posted 09.01.2012 | Technology
Ben Rimalower

Look around and see who's using hashtags nowadays. It's people new to Twitter, people trying desperately to keep up with the pack. It's empty nesters and snowbirds. It's small-fry producers and small-time crooks, anybody trying to make a buck off of this Internet thing.

WATCH: The One Hashtag Anderson Cooper Would Use To Describe His Life

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

If there was one Twitter hashtag award-winning journalist, Anderson Cooper, would use to describe his life what would it be? I just had to ask the Twi...

NASCAR: The Future of Branded Hash Tags on Twitter

Ernan Roman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Ernan Roman

Twitter just unveiled major changes to how they handle branded hash tags. Marketers have to act quickly to keep up.

LOOK: Clever Euphemisms For 'Vagina'

Posted 06.15.2012 | Books

Language can be a funny thing, and, as it turns out, book bloggers have a pretty good sense of humor, too. Rebecca Schinsky of HuffPost Books cont...

American Hashtag Society

The Technician | Posted 06.27.2012 | College
The Technician

As I read about the ADS' decision to declare "occupy" the word of the year, I couldn't help but wonder what would win if we were to vote on the Hashtag of the Year. Therefore, I offer you my own winners for various hashtag categories.

WATCH: Fallon Presents The Best Pranks Ever

Posted 05.30.2012 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon's latest Late Night Hashtag, the segment where he asks his Twitter followers to share their funny stories with him, was themed in honor o...

Anchorman-Inspired Newsroom Street Fight Rocks Twitter, Jacksonville Media

Melissa Ross | Posted 04.28.2012 | Media
Melissa Ross

In about five minutes flat the decision was made. A real Newsroom Street Fight simply HAD to happen. I mean, Ron Burgundy truly needs an event in his honor, and who better to do it than the real Ron Burgundys of Jacksonville?

LOOK: Hilarious Reactions To Santorum Backer's Birth Control Comments

Posted 02.17.2012 | Comedy

The hashtags #ThingsAspirinCures and #backinmyday may be the only good things to come out of the ridiculous comments Foster Friess made on Thursday. ...

The Most HIlarious #FedValentines

Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

Whoever said monetary policy isn't sexy just doesn't know what they're talking about. In anticipation of Valentine's Day, the twitterverse is abuz...