I only speak in hashtags

Jul 05, 2017, 05:00 AM
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This week we explore the history of the hashtag, from pound sign to hyper-linkable marketing tool. Asking how the hashtag started, when the pound key became a hashtag and what is the impact of hashtags?

Guests in this week's show include: Chris Messina - Invented the hashtag Stowe Boyd - Coined the hashtag term Lewis Wiltshire - Twitter senior executive David Matley - Academic at University of Zurich Rachelle Vessey - Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University Errol Jayawardene - Red Lorry Yellow Lorry Public Relations

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Season 1 is supported by www.thememo.com - editorial, making the future more human.