Thursday, November 3, 2011

#mdpolitics - Join the fun (on Twitter) // Plus, what is a hashtag?

Hint: Adding #mdpolitics (ie: hashtag/poundsign + "mdpolitics") to your Tweets tells people that your messages are about "Maryland politics." Others can then search for Tweets marked #mdpolitics to see a roundup of Maryland political chatter at any given moment (including your comment). It is actually not a bad way to catch the pulse of targeted news in the morning. That's why I've permanently linked it to the right bar ---->

Also, #mdpolitics links you into the fun:

I think these guys probably play Facebook Scrabble together when nobody's looking.
If you want a more "thorough" explanation of hashtags, you can watch the video below. 
Hey, don't judge me for posting this stuff, I'm learning a lot of this as I go, too!

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