Hashtags Webinar in Review

Tech Talk Tuesday featured a discussion on the increasing use of hashtags.

Here is a part summary of  this webinar:-

What are hashtags?

  • a type of metatag that makes them searchable. Used primarily in twitter
  • @shamblesguru: Hashtags are the glue that holds social networks together
  • @peggygeorge:  From twitter: The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Hashtags are a great way to build community around content. A simple guide to hashtags from twitter Google+ can now be searched for hashtags. “Hashtags are a huge help when following a threaded conversation.”

Hashtags to follow

Further resources
To easily follow hashtags
  • add a column in tweetdeck for hashtags of interest
  • use tweetchat, tagboard, google+

Tweetchats are based on hashtags and allow conversations on topics in real time over a 1 hour period

Listen to the recording to catch all the sharing. See link at the top of this post.

Hashtags

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When: Tuesday, June 4th, 4-5pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt+10) See timeanddate for your day and timezone.

Where: Here is the link to the recording of this webinar.

About this session: This will be a general sharing session discussing the increasing importance of using hashtags. Participants will look at the following:

  • what are hashtags?
  • where are they used?
  • why are they increasing in importance?
  • looking at hashtags in twitter
  • how to follow hashtags
  • share favourite hashtags to follow
  • how to create a hashtag and where to register them
  • further resources
  • and much more

What questions would you have concerning hashtags? Do you have any resources to share? What are your favourite hashtags? Please share in a comment below.