How Big Brands Leveraged #MardiGras Hashtags on Twitter & Instagram

How Big Brands Leveraged #MardiGras Hashtags on Twitter & Instagram

A Holiday like #MardiGras was made for Instagram and Twitter. The costumes, floats, parades and pageantry are iconic. Not that we needed an excuse to follow along, but we love this event, and it was a perfect tag to put our new Instagram hashtag tracking product thought the paces. We can’t wait to share this … Read More

Brands Take On #FiveWordsToRuinADate

Brands Take On #FiveWordsToRuinADate

Did you jump in on the trending topic last week #FiveWordsToRuinADate? It kept it’s momentum for several days and experienced popularity worldwide. Brands, as usual, jumped on the trend and while a lot of them were predictable, many they gave us a chuckle.

Here are some of our favorites:

Burt’s Bees

I’ve never used … Read More

Hashtag Trends of 2014 – By the Numbers

Hashtag Trends of 2014 - By the Numbers

Our influencers weighed in on a few of the past year’s most important hashtags. Their tags ranged from industry trends to the social good movement. We pulled the history on 6 recommendations and looked at the type of content shared for each tag. How much chatter was there in social last year and … Read More

#HashChat 7pm PT July 23rd: Fitness Hashtags

#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 … Read More

World Cup Hashtags

World Cup Hashtags

World Cup Hashtag buzz words

Even if you’re not a Soccer fan, you know that the FIFA World Cup games are taking place in Brazil. The matches will run through the middle of July and each country’s fans have taken to Twitter to cheer for their team, using 3-letter Hashtags like these: #CRC, #GRE, #MEX, #COL, #NED, #BRA, #UDN, and … Read More

Hashtracking #HashChat 6/25 at 7pt/10et: Travel Hashtags

Hashtracking #HashChat 6/25 at 7pt/10et: Travel Hashtags

This week we are looking at how travelers, travel brands, destinations and traveler’s services are finding each other through travel hashtags.

Has travel changed since the introduction of hashtags? How is the travel industry adapting and harnessing the power of hashtags?

 

//

//

Hashtags have created a whole new way for travelers … Read More

CBS Daytime Uses Twitter To “Write” The Price is Right

CBS Daytime Uses Twitter To

TPIR-Selfie #TPIRSelfie MomsLA sarah Auerswald and Yvonne Condes

CBS Daytime recently turned to Twitter to get their social media fans to vote on what games contestants would play and what prizes they would win on their iconic show, The Price is Right. Fans also got to vote on what outfits some of the guest stars would wear and even where host Drew Carey … 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

The Fetid Social Media Milk of #bashtags

The Fetid Social Media Milk of #bashtags

Social media has created a wealth of opportunity for folks of many different walks of life. Doing business online has become something of a multidimensional appropriation of marketing, psychology and sales. That being said, time and time again we are shown that while social media can be used to do great things, it … Read More

Eat The Tweet – Now You Can #Oreos #EatTheTweet

Eat The Tweet – Now You Can #Oreos #EatTheTweet

EatTheTweet Screen shot from Oreos' Twitter Stream #eatthetweet

Oreo introduced a vending machine at SXSW this week that creates a custom Oreo cookie for you while you wait – and get this: it’s based on Hashtags that trend on Twitter.

Yes, now you can literally Eat The Tweet.

The customer chooses from a touch-screen display of trending hashtags and watches as … Read More