Once upon a time, the hashtag was a pound sign.
With the holiday upon us, it’s a good time to think about how we approach hashtag usage. Let’s think twice before using it across social channels; let’s not be that brand or user. Let’s not get carried away or set ourselves up.
Let’s not hijack #HappyEaster. Mashable reminds us of 8 Hijacked Hashtags Gone Horribly Wrong (or Right).
Annoyed by the overuse of hashtags online, the folks over at Twenty Pixels got to thinking about the symbol, before it was hijacked by social media.