Should we be chirping promoted tweets?

Twitter has been nothing short of successful since the website launched itself in 2006. The social media site has revolutionized the online world by allowing users to follow others and stay up-to-date on the latest trends and topics. In the last 4 years, aside from the extremely rapid growing fan base, not much has changed to the site’s style and design — until now…

#hashtags. can you smoke ’em?

Perhaps the most complex feature on Twitter for a new user to understand is the infamous HashTag and how it can be applied to a topic with its respective symbol (“#”) at the start of the tag to identify it. Twitter hashtags like #followfridays spread information on the twittersphere while also helping to organize and categorize flow of information by bringing communities and interest groups together.