Hashtags Stories Of 2013: The #SFBatKid Rises

This post by Katie Williams is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Katie serves as the International Marketing Manager of eFaqt, an education-tech startup in Amsterdam. She uses Hashtagify to analyze trending hashtags, and evaluate the success of various marketing campaigns. LET'S DO THIS, SAN FRANCISCO! #sfbatkid #makeawish @SFWish @PenguinSF pic.twitter.com/XL69xtFvYK — Kristin Kelly (@heyKK) November 15, …

Big Ten football network: Who is the winner on Twitter?

This post by Randy Olson is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Randy is a third-year Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. student at Michigan State University working in Dr. Chris Adami’s research lab. Big Ten football is also Big on Twitter. The season is closing today, so this is a good time to draw some conclusions. Let’s …

Twitter: Celebrities vs. Things That Really Matter

This post by Tarek Riman is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Tarek is a Social Media and SEO Specialist, working in the fashion industry, and the founder of seomworld. Everybody knows that Twitter is the favorite social media outlet for celebrities, who can reach millions of followers with their daily tweets. But how …

And The Most Popular Hashtag In The World Is…

…#EMAzing! Yes, #EMAzing was the most tweeted hashtag in the world last week. Not bad for a hashtag that just entered the top 30 chart; as a matter of fact, if you consider the full last month, #EMAzing was only 8th, left in the dust by #غرد_بذكر_الله, an Arab hashtag that tops the monthly chart and could …

How To Amplify Your Event With The Right Hashtag

Choosing a suitable hashtag is essential for any large event, whether you’re active on social media or not (although you should be!). It takes thought, careful consideration and a dedicated effort to promote the hashtag before, during and after the event. A good hashtag will group everything together, helping your event to cross-over from the …

Cyrillic, Arabic, Chinese and all non-Latin hashtags are welcome!

It’s been a pretty long time since the last update to hashtagify.me, but things are going to change soon. For now, we are glad to announce that since yesterday hashtagify.me works correctly with all non-Latin alphabet hashtags. The data for those tags has already been collecting for some time, so the coverage should be pretty …

Hashtags on Google Plus too!

As pointed out by Chris Messina, the “inventor of Twitter hashtags” (rather, the one who pushed for their adoption on Twitter, which is no little feat), Google just rolled out hashtags autocompleting on Google Plus, thus giving their official support for hashtags there. This is very good news, because hashtags are a really easy way …