What’s a Hashtag, Anyway? Design 446 Explains the History & Mystery Behind the Illustrious Symbol

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Debuting on the Twitter scene back in 2009, the hashtag symbol has gone from a simple “metadata tag” to a pop culture reference as renowned as LOL and TGIF.

Here at Design 446, many of our clients ask us the when, where and why of hashtags. Questions range from the basic “is this just a trend,” or “is the hashtag here to stay?” to the more difficult “is it appropriate to drop a hashtag into marketing materials, if so, when and on which mediums?” Continue reading “What’s a Hashtag, Anyway? Design 446 Explains the History & Mystery Behind the Illustrious Symbol” »