Twitter celebrates 12th birthday of the ‘hashtag’; reveals #Viswasam, as Most Tweeted Hashtags for 2019

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Twitter celebrates 12th birthday of the ‘hashtag’; reveals

” Viswasam ” as Most Tweeted Hashtags for 2019.

 

 

 

Twitter celebrates 12th birthday of the ‘hashtag’; reveals #Viswasam#LokSabhaElections2019 and #CWC19 as Most Tweeted Hashtags for 2019

 

The platform has also launched a special emoji to remark the date as ‘Hashtag Day’

 

Aug 23, 2019: When something happens in the world, it happens on Twitter and hashtags have inspired some of the most important moments in the past. As the internet celebrates 12th birthday of the hashtag today, Twitter unveiled top hashtags that dominated conversations on the platform in the first half of the year 2019 in India.

 

Twitter celebrates 12th birthday of the ‘hashtag’; reveals #Viswasam,
#LokSabhaElections2019 and #CWC19 as Most Tweeted Hashtags for 2019
The platform has also launched a special emoji to remark the date as ‘Hashtag Day’
Aug 23, 2019: When something happens in the world, it happens on Twitter and hashtags have
inspired some of the most important moments in the past. As the internet celebrates 12th birthday of
the hashtag today, Twitter unveiled top hashtags that dominated conversations on the platform
in the first half of the year 2019 in India.

The Top Hashtag Trend reflected the rise of regional entertainment on Twitter, with Tamil
action drama film #Viswasamlanding the spot.
This was followed by conversations around politics and governance. Throughout the campaign period
for the #LokSabhaElections2019, politicians and political parties used Twitter to communicate with
Indian citizens in the country and across the world, while citizens took to the platform to address their
queries directly to contesting leaders.
As cricket fans from all over the world came to Twitter to talk about winning moments, shocking
upsets, classic catches, and unique to this World Cup – the memes about the rain, #CWC19became
the top 3rd hashtag this year.
Entertainment continued making trends, with the Indian Telugu-language action drama film
#Maharshi grabbing the fourth spot.
#NewProfilePic encouraged visual content on the platform as users Tweeted about updating their
profile pictures, becoming the 5th most commonly Tweeted Hashtag of the year.

Additionally, Twitter launched an emoji to celebrate the symbol that connects communities
and unifies conversations. The specially designed emoji is a hashtag symbol stamped on a heart,
translating it into a beautiful interpretation of how the hashtag has transformed the nature of
communication online, thus becoming a powerful way to aggregate global conversations and
movements.

The emoji will be live for the day and will be available in English and Hindi. Users across the globe
can participate in the conversations and celebrate by hashtag-ing their conversations on
#HashtagDayand #हैशटैगदिवस.
The hashtag (#) was born on Twitter 12 years ago, and has become one of the most recognizable and
widely used symbols of our time.
Here’s how users can leverage the power of a hashtag to Tweet:
● Hashtags can actually help categorise Tweets – just use the symbol (#) before a relevant
keyword or phrase in a Tweet
● To access all the conversations on a particular theme – just click on the hashtagged word in
any message and all the Tweets with similar hashtag will come-up on your timeline
● Popular hashtags often emerges as Trending Topics
● A hashtag will not work properly if there are spaces or punctuations in it
● If a user Tweets with a hashtag on a public account, anyone who does a search for that
hashtag may find their Tweet
Happy#HashtagDay!

 

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