The hashtag symbol was rarely used in any application other than on a touch tone phone up until it was popularized through social media in the last five years. Now, people make jokes about hashtags, put them on T-shirts, and even try to name their children with hashtags. It’s become quite ridiculous, really.
JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of both Judeo Christian Church and Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.