Hashtag

What Did the Hashtag Do Before Twitter?

Twitter and hashtags go hand-in-hand — you can’t have a 140-character tweet without a # sign to get it trending.

But before it was a social-media tool, how did the # sign spend all of its time?

In this comic, Angela Liao of 20px illustrates some of the jobs that kept the # sign employed before Twitter turned it into a full-blown celebrity.

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