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#1 Hypnic Jerk

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:34 AM

How is # and @ used in Twitter?

#2 JustBeige

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:40 AM

Bahaha.  I thought you were swearing!

In answer to your Q, I have no idea, I'm a dinosaur when it comes to social media

#3 Hypnic Jerk

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:46 AM

So I'm not the only one in the dark ages!  Good to know.

#4 Hypnic Jerk

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:46 AM

So I'm not the only one in the dark ages!  Good to know.

#5 SophieBear

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:49 AM

# is a topic so you can find others talking about the same thing eg #MKR is finding others talking about My Kitchen Rules.

@ is an address name eg @manufeidel is for Manu. So you can contact him directly.

I do like My Kitchen Rules as you can tell Tounge1.gif

Edited by SophieBeagle, 26 February 2013 - 11:51 AM.

#6 Three Of Hearts

Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:49 AM

# you use as a sort of search function.  You can hashtag anything really and then people can search for specific hashtags.  So you could hashtag #havingabadday and then you can search for everyone else who has used the same hashtag.

@ is to tag other twitter users in a post

#7 WhatWouldBuffyDo

Posted 26 February 2013 - 12:10 PM

I was wondering about the # too. I don't use twitter but they keep popping up on facebook  rolleyes.gif

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