In five short years, the simple hashtag has had an impressive impact across the globe as well as various types of media.
A Twitter hack, created by one of its users, the hashtag is now a form of paid media. It’s also used outside of Twitter, even offline, in a variety of ways.
The infographic below is a fun review of hashtags, compiled from a variety of sources. You’ll see below their five-year ascent, how they’re impacting media and how brands can leverage this young, but mighty, character. Take a look below and let us know what you think.