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Infographic: A brief history of #hashtags

Although in recent times, hashtagging  has become a little ridiculous, (best illustrated by this hilarious sketch from Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake,) they still have some interesting uses in digital campaigns and centering conversations.  

Did you know tweets with hashtags in them are 55% more likely to be retweeted than those that don’t? Here are some more interesting stats on the history of hashtags and their usage. 

Infographic via Offerpop: 

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