Hashtags have also become widely used on Twitter. People on Twitter use hashtags – words prefixed with a hash symbol # – which allow others to search on a topic using a hashtag, such as #SEO. People also string together several words, such as #FollowFriday.
In 2009, a number of hashtags were tweeted so regularly, they took Twitter’s Top 10 most popular hashtags:
The trend for #3drunkwords is dead in 2010.
Tags like these that are shortlived are apparently called “micromemes” – which is available for hand-registration. They pop up on Twitter’s radar for a few days, then quickly die off as the trend evaporates.
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