Hashtags can be annoying. When someone sends a message through social networks with a real word followed by vomiting #justcantbereadbecauseitstoolongwithoutspaces the words that make you want to not follow immediately.
However, hashtags really have their place in social media, and when used properly, can make for a rewarding experience for all. They also have quite the history in Internet. It extends far beyond Twitter, where many of us first experienced them. Check out this infographic, and you’ll leave with a new respect for the hashtag#.
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