History of Hashtags – Twitter, Google, Facebook

Hashtags!

I could remember using Hashtags at 2009 in my twitter account – #MyfirstHashtag. Then in Instagram, google +, Finally on Facebook too. Using this #Hashtag is awesome.

        What Wikipedia says about hashtag? “A hashtag is a word or an unspaced phrase prefixed with the hash character, #, to form a label. It is a type of metadata tag. Words or phrases in messages on microblogging and social networking services such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Twitter, or VK may be tagged by entering # before them,”

hash-tags-historyFollowing are the Social Networks which uses Hash tags:

  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • Google+
  • YouTube
  • Tumblr
  • Orkut
  • Fluidinfo
  • Catch.com
  • FriendFeed

This below given Infographic says the History of #Hash Tags

Hashtags history

 

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