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Jimmy Fallon Goes Trick Or Tweet

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.19.2014 | Comedy

Some Halloween memories are so embarrassing that we'd rather they be forgotten. Thankfully, we have Jimmy Fallon's "Hashtags" to ensure that never act...

Hashtags Are the New Jingle!

Jeff Pulver | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jeff Pulver

I have spent the year obsessed with Instagram and have learned a lot about how hashtags are used for listening, connecting, sharing and engaging inside of Instagram.

Jimmy Fallon's Latest Hashtag Is A Little Too Relatable

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy

Warning: this hashtag may hit a little too close to home. This week, Fallon decided to see what harebrained shenanigans people have been up to by a...

5 Seconds Of Summer Just Took 'Hashtags' To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy

We got Halloween problems but a witch ain't one. Since fall is officially underway, Jimmy Fallon sent out a #FallSongs hashtag to get back some sea...

Facebook Is Playing 'Big Brother' All Wrong

Jason Kitchen | Posted 09.24.2014 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

So, apparently, the messenger app is bad -- really bad, in fact. But perhaps because we're all used to living with disappointment in every other aspect of our lives, we're willing to settle for something that is not only bad, but perhaps also not in out best interest.

#GenerationHashtag

John Buffalo Mailer | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology
John Buffalo Mailer

We are left with the uneasy probability that Hashtag culture is in #danger of #TrainingUsNotToUnderstandAnything unless it is #BrokenDownIntoThisMinimalWay of #Communicating Like The #GruntsOfAnApe.

Here's How To Do Hashtag Activism The Right Way

Celia Buckman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Teen
Celia Buckman

Will retweeting a post like "I believe animal abuse is wrong, RT if you agree" actually make the tweet's readers go out and volunteer at their local shelter, or get more animal rights legislation in Congress passed? Probably not.

A Lesson in Crisis Communications, Courtesy of DiGiorno

Katrina Sands | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Katrina Sands

It's a PR and moral nightmare, and the deepest fear of most handlers of a brand's social media presence. It's also one of the most easily avoided, and most difficult to fix: the ever-present Twitter Blunder.

Obama's Legacy: #GoBigObama vs. #DeporterInChief

Ryan Campbell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

In the world of social media, the current question of Obama's immigration legacy can be summed up as this: Which will be the dominant tag, #DeporterInChief, or #GoBigObama? Anything Obama does will exist next to the 2 million deportations his enforcement has already carried out, more than any previous president.

On Metamodern Dada

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.19.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Screens. Bright fingers that claw at our eyes. Expressions of tenderness, movements of thought, sexual fantasies, our greatest battles. More and more,...

These Vacation Fails Make Your Getaways Seem Amazing

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

Everybody knows vacations are the best. But even the greatest vacations can have those awkward moments when dad buys women's clothing for himself. ...

Justin Bieber And Orlando Bloom's Fight Inspire Hilarious Tweets

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.26.2014 | Comedy

Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom's recent altercation is definitely the one stupid fight to rule them all. So in order to honor it properly, Jimmy Fall...

A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

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 Totally Grossed Out The Roots

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

For many people, birthdays are just the day you get a totes cray amount of Facebook notifications, and Jimmy Fallon just proved why you should be than...

Could These Breakups Be Any More Awkward?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy

Breaking up can sometime be a little awkward, especially if immediately after you get your hair stuck in a tree for 20 minutes. In honor of the upc...

This Chart Shows Which World Leaders Are the Most Powerful on Twitter

Florian Hildebrandt | Posted 09.01.2014 | World
Florian Hildebrandt

The new prime minister of India, @NarendraModi, just surpassed the @WhiteHouse in fourth place and is likely to have more followers than Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono next week.

Do Hashtags Count As Activism?

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

On June 8, Shonda Rhimes -- producer, writer, and creator of hit TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, and executive producer of forthcoming How to G...

How to Get Jennifer Lopez's 'I Just Woke Up' Selfie Look

Lauren Cahn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Lauren Cahn

Now I know that JLo is beautiful, that JLo is talented, that JLo has been taking care of her skin. And I know that JLo looks amazing at 44. With makeup, without makeup, either way. But I'm calling bullshit on JLo's "I Just Woke Up Like This Selfie" -- on a technicality.

Why I Call Myself a #spinabifida Mom

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 08.17.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

I write a lot about Spina Bifida, I read a lot about Spina Bifida, and I like to connect with other folks dealing with the same things. By putting it in my profile, and also by hashtagging my photos, I can find other families who also inhabit the world of SB.

DO NOT Listen To This Dad Advice

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy

In honor of Father's Day, Jimmy Fallon read the funniest dad advice (#Dadvice) tweets sent in by you. And though we all love Dad, we strongly advise y...

Free People Ballet-gate

Nora Younkin | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Nora Younkin

Maybe we didn't react quickly enough and smartly enough regarding Free People Ballet-gate. This one got away from us. So now what?

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. ...

Is Big Data a Magic Potion to Save the Planet?

Giovanna Mingarelli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Giovanna Mingarelli

In the last few years, governments, businesses, humanitarian organizations and citizens have been using Big Data to accomplish feats ranging from analyzing Google search queries to predicting flu outbreaks.