Hashtags are an integral part to successfully conveying your message on social media. Since 2007, when Twitter users first started placing the pound symbol in front of certain keywords to denote special meaning, the trend has taken off and branched out to several other social networks. Today, hashtags are still the best way to mark a trend or provide easy access to an idea or event.

Check out the Infographic below to see the hashtag’s history, as well as how using hashtags will benefit you!


Infographic via Business2Community.