What might the #Ferguson decision mean for #BlackFriday shopping?

What might the #Ferguson decision mean for #BlackFriday shopping?

The recent Ferguson decision dominated social media and the online conversations continues today. With the holidays so close, it’s no surprise that groups are using holiday events as part of their platform.

Many groups have taken to social and are using the hashtags #BoycottBlackFriday and #NotOneDime as a call to action to … Read More

Take Back The Hashtag: #IamJada + #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

Take Back The Hashtag: #IamJada + #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

#IamJada Hashtag + Photo

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 … Read More

#Hashtag in the Dictionary (It’s About Time)

#Hashtag in the Dictionary (It’s About Time)

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, Hashtag is now in the 2014 Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, along with Selfie, Tweep and 147 other New Words.

I don’t know about you, but Hashtag has been part of my dictionary for quite some time. Ditto Selfie. So it seems silly to me that Merriam-Webster is only … Read More

#BringBackOurGirls: Hashtags as the Modern Petition/Protest

#BringBackOurGirls: Hashtags as the Modern Petition/Protest

#BringBackOurGirls

Once upon a time, when people were dissatisfied with actions their government leaders were or weren’t taking, they would stage a protest. Then came the idea of getting signatures on a petition. Now you can start a Hashtag campaign as well.

The modern Hashtag campaign was borne out of frustration and the feeling that there … Read More

#myNYPD Proves the Influential Power of Hashtags

#myNYPD Proves the Influential Power of Hashtags

It all started with an innocent enough tweet from the New York City Police department Twitter account @NYPDnews. They tweeted something seemingly positive on April 22nd, encouraging followers to hashtag photos with themselves and members of the NYPD. The photos would be featured on their Facebook page. On the surface, and for … Read More

Can Twitter Hashtags Predict Oscars Winners?

Can Twitter Hashtags Predict Oscars Winners?

This weekend the world will be watching the Academy Awards. There are many predictions about who will win a coveted Oscar this weekend.

Could Twitter hashtags predict Oscars winners? Will the Academy’s choices reflect popular sentiment? There’s only one way to see. Check out which Oscars hashtags are trending on Twitter, with live stats and … Read More

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Hashtags

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Hashtags

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Russia have generated millions of tweets on hundreds of hashtags. Top Hashtags for the games register timeline deliveries/impressions well into the billions.

So which Hashtags are currently in top position to bring home Olympic Gold?

At the time of this article being written (Feb 17,2014) here’s some stats … Read More

Track Olympics Hashtags for FREE on Hashtracking’s Leaderboard

Track Olympics Hashtags for FREE on Hashtracking's Leaderboard

 

Are you curious about the tweets coming out of Sochi Russia? Wonder what the world has to say about the latest Winter Olympics developments and #SochiProblems? Hashtracking can help you track Winter Olympics Hashtags. Hashtracking is currently tracking and sharing live data and analytics on over 400 hashtags related to the … Read More

We’ve Got Your Big Game Hashtags at Hashtracking, Inc.

We've Got Your Big Game Hashtags at Hashtracking, Inc.

Will you be watching Hashtags while you watch the big game? It’s now easier than ever to follow with Hashtracking’s Super Tag Leaderboard.

Hashtags have become a huge part of the sporting event, both for the teams participating and advertisers airing ads during the big game. Hundreds of thousands of tweets are sure … Read More

Word of the Year: #Selfie

Word of the Year: #Selfie

#Elfie #Selfie

The Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year for 2013 is #Selfie, and I feel it was chosen well. Selfie began as a word only the in-crowd was using, became a ubiquitous term every NPR listener knew, and now it has been crowned King of Words for 2013.

The Oxford Dictionary has … Read More