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Social marketing, PR insight & thought leadership - from The PR Coach
Curated by Jeff Domansky
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February 14, 2017 12:51 AM
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How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram | Public Relations & Social Marketing Insight | Scoop.it

A lot of words have been added to the dictionary over the past few decades thanks to social media, but few have become so widely used and accepted as "hashtag."

 

For a long time, the hashtag symbol (#) was known simply as the "pound" symbol. Now, I could swear that the only time I hear it referred to as a pound symbol is when I enter my PIN number to pay my cell phone bill. While hashtags were originally made famous by Twitter, they're now used on many major social networks, including Facebook and Instagram.

 

Let's explore what a hashtag is, why they're so great, and how they work on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram....

Jeff Domansky's insight:

Just the basics or a refresher. Learn what a hashtag is, why it works, and how it works on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 14, 2017 12:54 AM

Learn what a hashtag is, why it works, and how it works on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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Hashtag Research Tools and Management - the Complete List #Hashtag

Hashtag Research Tools and Management - the Complete List #Hashtag | Public Relations & Social Marketing Insight | Scoop.it

Hashtag was the word of the year in 2013, there was a baby named Hashtag, and the word was outlawed in France (mot-dièse).

Hashtags continue to have enormous benefits when utilized appropriately in social media – especially as their use has expanded beyond Twitter and into Facebook. If you’d like some hashtag basics, see the Hashtag Guide that we’ve published. You can also read our post on finding the best hashtags for each social update....

Jeff Domansky's insight:

Here's a useful although dated list of hashtag tools.

GwynethJones's curator insight, January 16, 2017 10:03 PM

Don't HATE the Hashtag! Been saying it since '07!

Melanie Cote's curator insight, January 17, 2017 9:18 AM
Researching your hashtags is an important part of your social media usage and presence.  Get discovered ! #hashtag #socialmedia