Defining the Hashtag for Facebook Fans ...news is it's coming soon!

Better late than never the Hashtag is now coming to Facebook.  One of the questions everyone on Facebook will be asking is Do You Like?  Before answering that question I think it is only fair to explain what a hashtag is to our friends who do not know.

Hashtag

What is a hashtag

“A hashtag is a word or a phrase prefixed with the symbol #.[1][2] It is a form of metadata tag. Short messages on microblogging social networking services such as TwitterToutidenti.ca,TumblrInstagramFlickr or Google+ may be tagged by putting “#” before important words, as in: #Wikipedia is an #encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
Source: Wikipedia

Looks like Wikipedia will have some updating to do and add Facebook to its description too.

What does this mean for all of us?  It is going to be a great resource for search!  So let the games begin and let me know how you plan on incorporating #hashtags into your Facebook marketing.

Read more on the Hashtag Coming to Facebook via Mashable http://mashable.com/2013/06/12/facebook-hashtag-support/

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