While #hashtags are far from being new, they still remain a mystery to many people out there – and using them correctly seems to be a challenge for many as well. Hashtags were first introduced by Twitter back in 2007. Chris Messina is credited with coming up with the idea. Since then, the idea has grown exponentially and is now used across most social media platforms.
So lets briefly go over some of the ins and outs of hashtags – what they are, a couple of guidelines to using them, and what platforms they work best on.