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Take Back The Hashtag: #IamJada + #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

There are times when Hashtags are hijacked, like by spammers and those who wish to annoy or disrupt the story. But this Summer we’ve seen examples of turning a Hashtag into an altogether new narrative: your own. #IamJada and #IfTheyGunnedMeDown are two examples. Jada’s story was one of humiliation and abuse via social media, but […]

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Crowdsourcing #HashChat Recap

Our crowdsourcing #HashChat on August 6th included special guest Aliza Sherman who wrote the book on crowdsourcing. We had a great discussion on crowdsourcing with a focus on how and if  brands should do so on twitter. Some highlights are below. Twitter like every social channel is about CONVERSATIONS not communication.. use hashtags to sort […]

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#HashChat 7pm PT August 6th: Crowdsourcing

Join the Hashtracking team tomorrow night from 7:00-8:00 PM PT/ 10:00-11:00 PM ET for our (mostly) weekly hashtag chat. This week’s topic is crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is used often in social media for both sourcing labor, finding answers or solutions, and even funding (also known as crowdfunding). While we often turn to Google for answers to questions […]

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When Hashtags Collide: #TCA14

Twice a year, for the past 20 years at least, the TV networks trot out all their wares for the Television Critics Association, and the critics have at them. Stars, producers and network execs all come before this group of what was once a Print Empire to get some much-needed “ink” about their shows. I […]

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Hashtag Influencer: Double Duty Divas

The Double Duty Divas are bloggers and working moms who run iRetreat conference (formerly Reviewer’s Retreat) as well as a blogger network. To say they’re busy is an understatement! Bridgette Duplantis and Cecelia Mecca met while attending BlogHer 2009 realizing quickly they had more in common than running successful review blogs. Bridgette and Cecelia maintained their sites while […]

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Hashtag Dos and Don’ts Recap

Last night’s #HashChat covered hashtags dos and don’ts. We talked about dos and don’ts and touched on a lot of other topics. We had a rousing discussion about whether there are actually dos and don’ts and everyone felt pretty similarly that brands should use a lot of care when they use humor so it doesn’t […]

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#HashChat 7pm PT July 30th: Hashtag Dos and Don’ts

Join the Hashtracking team tonight from 7:00-8:00 PM PT/ 10:00-11:00 PM ET for our (mostly) weekly hashtag chat. This week’s topic is hashtag dos and don’ts. Hashtags are a staple on all social media platforms now. We see them in ads and on our TV screens. They are being used in smart and funny ways for […]

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Hashtag Humor: Make Sure the Joke Isn’t on You

Social media has become a multi-use platform. From politics, to videos and music sharing, to just simple conversation we have all found something of social value from these networks. One thing has made itself inherently clear, especially on Twitter, we’re all smart asses. Most of the humor on social media, at least the planned humor, […]

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#HashChat 7pm PT July 23rd: Fitness Hashtags

Join the Hashtracking team tonight from 7:00-8:00 PM PT/ 10:00-11:00 PM ET for our (mostly) weekly hashtag chat. This week’s topic is fitness hashtags. How has Twitter allowed users to connect about fitness topics? Have you joined into an exercise based hashtag community or one that promotes a healthy lifestyle? We’ll be talking about how […]

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20 Hashtag Gifts You Can Buy Right Now

Whether you’re a pet owner, about to get married, have a newborn, or feel like decorating your home or yourself, there is a Hashtag product out there for you. Probably plenty of them. A search of just 2 websites, Zazzle and Etsy, turned up these 20 Hashtag Gifts, which goes along with the list of […]

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