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Most likely you've noticed some hashtag happiness on social media as people put the pound sign (#) in front of words or phrases to designate a specific topic.

Many are hashtagging correctly, but others are putting the # sign between every other word in a tweet or update. Don't be that person. Learn how to hashtag properly, and take advantage of a powerful social media strategy.

#UnderstandingTheHashtag

It's best to know the purpose of a hashtag before you can understand how to use it. Started on Twitter as a way to organize and search content, the hashtag has now spread to Facebook,Google+, Google, and other platforms. The hashtag is the way we now manage and monitor digital content.

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