A Reflection on Hashtags: Do They Help or Hurt?
After New York Times social media editor, Daniel Victor, declared #hashtags as harmful, we had to admit we were left a little…confused. If they are harmful, then why are the integrated into so many social media campaigns, conferences and Twitter chats? Are they truly “a single Niagara droplet screaming for notice as it shoots down the falls”? The Downside of Hashtags Hashtags can be annoying. We’ve all used them, but we also gripe about users who insert far too many (#loveit #saturdaynight #omg […]