Posted June 12, 2013 1:56 pm by with 2 comments

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Facebook Hashtag Display MediaHave you been watching people use hashtags in Facebook posts for the past few years and saying “Why are they doing that? This isn’t (insert any other social media site here).”

Well, Facebook has joined the hashtag fray.

The Facebook newsroom article tells us

Starting today, hashtags will be clickable on Facebook. Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow you to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion. When you click on a hashtag in Facebook, you’ll see a feed of what other people and Pages are saying about that event or topic.

I could go on about this but you get it, right? #herestoanevenmoreclutteredfacebook

  • cynthialil

    This is for everyone who copies their Twitter posts right into FB and vice versa.

  • alastair

    I don’t bother about it. I just hope that my friends don’t loose their control while adding hastages instead of real sentences.