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hashtags

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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

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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

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#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

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'Hashtag,' 'selfie,' and 'tweep' join Merriam-Webster dictionary

Words reflect influence that tech, especially social networking, is having on our culture, says storied dictionary.

By May 20, 2014

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#BringBackOurGirls illustrates the power of a hashtag

After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.

By May 8, 2014

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Why Amazon wants you to use Twitter hashtags to shop

Through #AmazonCart, the company can use the mobile heft of Twitter to draw in smartphone shoppers.

By May 6, 2014

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Hasheesh: JC Penney offers discount if you say 'hashtag'

Trying to be modern, or something, the struggling retailer will give you $10 off $25 for being as silly as a recent Justin Timberlake-Jimmy Fallon skit.

By October 3, 2013

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Martin Scorsese, Jonah Hill join Fallon in dissing hashtags

You might remember Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon mocking the hashtag craze. But now he's on the "Tonight Show," Fallon has even more famous #compadres.

By February 19, 2014

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Hashtag, twerking and selfie: Most annoying words of the year

Blame singer Miley Cyrus and President Obama for some of the vexing terms on the annual list from Lake Superior State University.

By January 1, 2014

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Google supports hashtag search, emphasizes Google+

The search giant is now letting people query for hashtags, but there's a big catch.

By September 25, 2013