Twitter Chat Management and Hashtag Analytics

Hashtrash: Where Are Trending Hashtags Coming From?

We love finding new and interesting things out about hashtags, and we came across a Tumblr called Hashtrash, which shows where in the world trending hashtags were getting their heaviest activity. Lots of interesting insights from scrolling through pages of their blog, seeing the #Bost

Life of a #Hashtag

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 o

Twitter Hashtags 101: Complete Guide to Discovery and Power

This post by Angela Dunn was originally posted on the Internet Media Labs blog on May 9, 2012. It has stood the test of time (hey, a year in social media is like a decade in real time), and we thought it was the perfect post to kick off the new TweetChat blog. Twitter hashtags can con

The History of the Hashtag

Did you know that hashtags date back to the 12th Century? While it’s not news to most that the hash mark originated in musical notation, there were many aspects of the mighty hashtag I never knew. This infographic from Kevin Basset, published on Social Media Today, goes back to