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Ben Stiller Confronts His Hashtag The Panda Replacement

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.20.2014 | Comedy

#Awkward. Earlier this year, Jimmy Fallon revealed that Ben Stiller was Hashtag the Panda, a hilarious "Tonight Show" furry who randomly comes out ...

Here Were Some Of The Funniest #WorstDateIn5Words Tweets

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.18.2014 | Comedy

Whether you're single, in a relationship or adrift in the sea known as "It's complicated," just be happy if you can't relate to any of these dating sn...

Australians Use #IllRideWithYou Hashtag In Show Of Solidarity With Muslims

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Some Australian social media users sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege went on for almo...

The Office Party From Hell

Michael Ramah | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Michael Ramah

This holiday season, let's remember that only amateurs get roaring drunk in front of their bosses, managers or clients. Much less a global audience of fans, followers, stakeholders, critics and commentators.

#AliveWhileBlack Highlights The Ugly Discrimination Black America Knows Too Well

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

Protests spread around the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to bring charges in the July death of Eric Garner, a black Staten Is...

How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

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.

Social Media as a Formidable Force for Change

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Ritu_Sharma

The power of social media is hard to dismiss. What once seemed like a trivial way to keep in touch with friends, sharing photos and jokes, has become a force for societal change, shining light on subjects previously unknown.

Here's Why Life Would Be Way Better If You Were In Charge

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

You had us at Diet Oreos. Since we just went through Midterm Elections, Jimmy Fallon made this week's hashtag #IfIWasInCharge to see what you would...

This Is How We #DroughtHack

Eric Garcetti | Posted 10.30.2014 | Los Angeles
Eric Garcetti

L.A. is water. Our story begins on the banks of the L.A. River -- and it was man-made rivers we built that provided the lifeblood that allowed our city to grow from its original pueblo into the global metropolis we are today. Now, amidst a record drought, water is becoming increasingly scarce -- and increasingly precious.

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 12.13.2014 | 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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.19.2014 | 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 11.12.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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 10.27.2014 | 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...