The History of Hashtags [INFOGRAPHIC]

The definition of a hashtag

Hashtag is a relatively new word. It was first used in 2007 as a simple user based innovation useful for the organisation of content on Twitter. Since then it has enjoyed a rapid spread on Twitter. This infographic presents a short version of the history of hashtags form August 2007 to November 2013. It starts with the first use of #barcamp hashtag in August 2007 and #sandiegofire hashtag during wildfires in California in October 2007.

The History of Hashtags [INFOGRAPHIC]

The History of Hashtags [INFOGRAPHIC] Source Offerpop via Adweek





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