Hashtag searching now works on Google

It’s good of Google to allow hashtag queries on their search engine in order to allow people to find the trending topics they want. Of course, as the owner of a hashtag-crazy social media site in Google+, it’s no surprise that their searches seem a bit biased.

Though a little late to the party, Google’s search engine has finally embraced #hashtagmania, albeit in a totally self-serving way.

The search giant announced Wednesday that it’s letting people in the US and Canada query its engine for hashtags, meaning now they can type in something like “#emmys” or “#nfl” or “americascup” on Google.com to see related status updates appear to the right of regular results.

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