Evolution of hashtags #mvcoup & #mvprotest on Twitter

Definition: The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize message. A hashtag can be a reference to an idea, event, person, or it can even be a cultural reference that Twitter users can place in their tweets whereby providing a context for that particular tweet. The idea of using hashtags on Twitter was proposed by Chris Messina (@chrismessina) in 2007 when he […]

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