Hashtags are ubiquitous. They are everywhere on the Internet – Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram.
Heck, even Facebook has live hashtags now.
They are the filing system of the Internet, the currency of the social web. So it was with joy that we saw this infographic on Visually, looking at the life of the hashtag, #hashtag, from March 10 to April 6, 2013. You can make your own infographic there, looking at the life of any hashtag and someone looked at #hashtag. This is what they found: