Twitter Hashtags ExplainedNovember 4th, 2011 | Posted by in Books | Perspectives | Twitter help | Writing Tips
New to Twitter and hashtags have you scratching your head? Don’t worry. It’s really very simple. Hashtags begin with #. That’s all there is to it. On Twitter any hashtag can be searched making this a wonderful resource when you are looking for information or wanting to share something. Here are a few basic examples.
#SO — Meaning Shout Out. In other words, people use this hashtag to bring attention to someone or something.
#WW — Wonderful Writer or Wednesday Writer.
#amwriting — Helping writers connect.
#amreading — A way for readers to connect.
#FF — Friday Follow, which is a way to share your favorite tweeters.
Obviously, the possibilities are endless. You can even make them up. For more information, or to clarify a specific hashtag go to the official hashtag site.