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How the hashtag is helping people stay alive in Sudan

The hashtag is back and making a big difference.

On May 22, 2023 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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A hashtag for ‘thanking’ Trump on Thanksgiving turns into a mountain of mockery

The hashtag #ThingsWeShouldThankTrumpFor was flooded with jokes.

On Nov 26, 2020 by Mikael Thalen


The ‘Brokeahontas’ hashtag has a glaring blind spot—it’s racist

The viral trend is receiving serious backlash.

On Sep 29, 2020 by Brianna Holt

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J.K. Rowling falsely declared dead by Twitter amid backlash to book

She’s not dead—just transphobic.

On Sep 14, 2020 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Why people are removing the Black Lives Matter hashtag from blackout posts

One designer suggested tagging conservatives instead.

On Jun 2, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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‘Me at 20’ trend invites you to look back at a formative time

Twitter is feeling nostalgic today.

On Apr 16, 2020 by David Britton

Twitter #DominateMeIn4Words trend

This trending Twitter hashtag is a lot less sexy than you think

In fact, it's trending in the food section on Twitter.

On Feb 23, 2020 by Brooke Sjoberg

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The 10 most influential hashtags of the decade

In 2010, no one knew what hashtags were. By the end of the decade, they were changing the world.

On Dec 15, 2019 by Elisa Shoenberger


People are sharing their wholesome stories with #Hey19YearOldMe

'You're gonna come out as trans and it goes okay.'

On Sep 14, 2019 by Siobhan Ball

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Struggling to write an Instagram caption? These apps can help

Admit it: You often stare at the Instagram caption box, waiting for inspiration to strike.

On Sep 5, 2019 by Amy-Mae Turner


Fans would like to see Andrea Arnold’s cut of ‘Big Little Lies’

We would probably get our ice cream throwing scene back.

On Jul 14, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen


People are Photoshopping Ivanka Trump into places she doesn’t belong 

It's a riff on her presence at the G20 Summit.

On Jul 1, 2019 by Caitlin Davis


People are sharing how serving in the military has ruined their lives with #WhyIServe

The U.S. Army started the hashtag as a catalyst for positive stories.

On May 26, 2019 by Samira Sadeque


4chan’s new troll campaign aims to make the hashtag a white supremacist symbol

Notorious internet forum launches operation 'Bash the Hash.'

On May 26, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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#ExposeChristianSchools goes viral after Karen Pence and Covington Catholic School uproars

Some of these stories are truly heartbreaking.

On Jan 20, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio