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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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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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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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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

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Facebook hashtags said to have zero viral impact

While Twitter hashtags help drive exposure on the social network, new data shows that Facebook hashtags have the opposite effect.

By September 3, 2013

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Ticker tape tweets let you hashtag like it's 1867

Charmingly nostalgic homemade Twittertape Machine prints out tweets instead of stock prices. Alexander Graham Bell totally would have tweeted to Watson on this thing.

By August 26, 2013