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This page provides an overview of 1 article related to 'hashtag'. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Short messages on services such as Twitter, FriendFeed or may be tagged by including one or more hashtags: words or phrases prefixed with a hash symbol (#), with multiple words concatenated, such as those in: #RealAle is my favorite kind of #beer Then, a person can search for the string #RealAle and this tagged word will appear in the search engine results. These hashtags also show up in a number of trending topics websites, including Twitter's own front page. Such tags are case-insensitive, with CamelCase often used for readability. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Hashtag)

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Metadata related to 'hashtag' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'hashtag': 11 (0.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'hashtag' across all Ariadne articles: 15
  • Average number of references to 'hashtag' per Ariadne article: 1.36
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'hashtag': 2009-10
  • Trending factor of 'hashtag': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'hashtag':

  1. sarah currier (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jez cope (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. fiona maclellan (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. geraldine jones (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Mob Rule Learning

Fiona MacLellan reviews a book which discusses the current unconference phenomenon and highlights the learning opportunities that these environments offer.

July 2012, issue69, review

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by Dr. Radut