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I believe hashtags are important pointers to our changes in communication. I try to find interesting examples and evidence of this...
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Hashtag unites adjuncts and tenure-line professors over work-life balance and other issues

Hashtag unites adjuncts and tenure-line professors over work-life balance and other issues | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Adjuncts and tenure-line faculty members unite on Twitter under #realacademicbios to pull back the curtain on their emotional lives. 
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The Secret History of the Hashtag, Slash, and Interrobang | WIRED

The Secret History of the Hashtag, Slash, and Interrobang | WIRED | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
The little symbols on your keyboard have some fascinating backstories.
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Why Twitter beats Facebook for breaking news

Why Twitter beats Facebook for breaking news | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
People imagine Twitter and Facebook to be much alike, but reaction to the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson suggests otherwise, writes John Naughton
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Comic sans sparks media war of words - mUmBRELLA

Comic sans sparks media war of words - mUmBRELLA | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Dr Mumbo has always known comic sans was a font type that divided people but today's decision by the SMH to put it on the front page has truly sparked a wa
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Is Anyone Actually Reading Your Tweets? Here’s How to Find Out.

Is Anyone Actually Reading Your Tweets? Here’s How to Find Out. | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
You worked so hard on that clever tweet. Did anyone actually read it? Until now you could only guess based on the number of favorites or retweets it received. That changed on Wednesday, when Twitter announced that it’s opening a feature to all users that allows you to see exactly...
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Twitter sparks backlash with intrusive 'timeline' policy

Twitter sparks backlash with intrusive 'timeline' policy | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Twitter has dramatically altered its definition of a 'timeline' to allow for the inclusion of tweets from accounts users don't follow, based on what the site determines individual users will find 'relevant and interesting'.
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For those inside and outside of Ukraine and Venezuela, social media is the only media that matters

For those inside and outside of Ukraine and Venezuela, social media is the only media that matters | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
The value of social-media networks such as Twitter and Facebook becomes even more obvious during crises like the uprisings and anti-government demonstrations in Ukraine and Venezuela, where both have become a lifeline of real-time information for residents and expatriates alike
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Powerful Hashtag Brilliantly Destroys How the Media Portrays Murdered Black Men

Powerful Hashtag Brilliantly Destroys How the Media Portrays Murdered Black Men | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
"We saw it with Trayvon Martin. We see it again with Mike Brown."
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Twitter over vlucht MH17: ramptoerisme of medeleven?

Twitter over vlucht MH17: ramptoerisme of medeleven? | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Rampnieuws verspreidt zich snel via nieuwe media en op indringende wijze. Maar geintjes worden wrang en piëteit jegens de doden ontbreekt. Is het ...
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How this World Cup became the Cup of Memes #WorldCup

How this World Cup became the Cup of Memes #WorldCup | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Amid the celebrations and tears of this year's World Cup, Brazilian fans say this is the funniest tournament they've ever followed on the Internet.
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What rhymes with disaster? Robin Thicke trolled hard in Twitter Q&A

What rhymes with disaster? Robin Thicke trolled hard in Twitter Q&A | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Singer most famed for his Beetlejuice suit and misogynistic lyrics of Blurred Lines took to Twitter for a Q&A – in an epic PR fail, writes Hannah Jane Parkinson
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Royal Dutch Airlines Deletes Its Offensive Mexico World Cup Tweet

Royal Dutch Airlines Deletes Its Offensive Mexico World Cup Tweet | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Following the Netherlands' stunning last-second miracle win against Mexico in the World Cup, KLM took quite a parting shot at the entire country of Mexico on Twitter.
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Hashtag backlash: marketing campaigns that turned into social media disasters

Hashtag backlash: marketing campaigns that turned into social media disasters | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Guardian Australia looks back at some advertising efforts of 2015 that met with stinging criticism online, including Woolworths’ ill-fated Anzac Day campaign
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Hashtags as Community and Learning Focal Points: #dLRNtags

SLides from our presentation at the #dLRN (Digital Learning Research Network) Conference – Making Sense of Higher Education 2015 at Stanford University with Wh…
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The Everything Guide to Twitter Cards

The Everything Guide to Twitter Cards | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
In this post, we’ll go over everything a marketer or small business owner needs to know to unleash the potential of Twitter cards.
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No, Twitter Is Not Becoming Just Like Facebook. Thank Goodness.

No, Twitter Is Not Becoming Just Like Facebook. Thank Goodness. | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Twitter—the version of it that I see in my media-heavy timeline, anyway—is in a tizzy over the future of Twitter. The site’s most ardent users fear that it’s on the verge of abandoning its most distinguishing feature: a timeline that shows every single tweet from everyone you follow, in order...
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The Tweeps on the Bus

The Tweeps on the Bus | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
BuzzFeed constructs its political content for the Twitter-fied world.
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How Buzzfeed's strategy is built for the Twitter-field world

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Move Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins

Move Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
User response to Twitter's timeline changes continues to be negative.
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Twitter Cofounder and Missouri Native Jack Dorsey Marches With Ferguson Protesters

Twitter Cofounder and Missouri Native Jack Dorsey Marches With Ferguson Protesters | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Twitter co-founder and Missouri native Jack Dorsey joined the protesters in Ferguson on Saturday and used Vine to report the situation on the ground.
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Crowd-powered journalism becomes crucial when traditional media is unwilling or unable

Crowd-powered journalism becomes crucial when traditional media is unwilling or unable | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
A protest in Ferguson, Missouri that escalated into a violent siege by anti-riot troops was another illustration of how valuable a citizen-powered form of media using Twitter and other social platforms can be, especially as a check on administrative power
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21 of the Best Hashtag Tools

21 of the Best Hashtag Tools | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Lilach Bullock shares her 21 favourite hashtag tools that can help you get better results and exposure on social media.
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The Brands That Won (And Lost) The Twitter World Cup

The Brands That Won (And Lost) The Twitter World Cup | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
Some scored big--others should've stayed on the bench.
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That's a bit rich: PM's growing army of spin doctors

That's a bit rich: PM's growing army of spin doctors | Holy Hashtags! | Scoop.it
The Abbott government has created a hub of 37 communication and social media specialists to monitor social media and offer strategic communications advice costing taxpayers almost $4.3 million a year.
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