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Twitter hashtag of the week: Biologists snort at stupid animal names

Technically Incorrect: Have you heard of the bananaquit? How about the Slippery Dick Wrasse? If you haven't, the #StupidCommonNames Twitter hashtag is for you.

By September 3, 2015


Instagram's website now lets users search hashtags, locations

The photo-sharing app amps up its website with a new search feature that lets users discover people, places and hashtags just like they do on its smartphone app.

By July 20, 2015


Fox News creates New Year's hashtag, gets old, old problems

#OverIt2014 was the hashtag created by Fox News. It showed, yet again, the dangers of audience participation on Twitter.

By December 31, 2014


Snowden slip-up leads to 47GB avalanche of Twitter e-mail notifications

Technically Incorrect: He might pose as a tech expert. But even the best make mistakes. Having signed up for Twitter, Edward Snowden gets buried in e-mail notifications from followers.

By October 1, 2015


Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

By October 6, 2015


DiGiorno's horrific laugh on domestic violence Twitter hashtag

#WhyIStayed trended yesterday, after the release of a new video featuring NFL player Ray Rice and his then fiancee. DiGiorno Pizza decides to tweet a joke on it. Apology accepted?

By September 9, 2014


Yo goes beyond 'yo' and adds hashtags, links

The app launched as the "simplest and most efficient communication tool in the world" by only allowing users to say "yo" to each other. Now it has some extra features.

By August 12, 2014


Twitter tries out new feature to corral hashtags running rampant

The company is describing the hashtags in an update to its iOS app to give those not in-the-know some insight into what they mean.

By August 1, 2014


Orion's Belt is made of leather, and other hilarious #NewSpaceFacts

Comedy Central's nightly #HashtagWars game on Twitter reveals important information about the goings-on in our universe and beyond. Note: Matt Damon is from Mars, Ben Affleck is from Venus.

By October 6, 2015


#NotOneMore hashtag against gun violence goes viral

In the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting that left seven people dead, a campaign to halt gun use in the US gains momentum on social media.

By June 3, 2014