There are many different types of Twitter users in the Twittersphere but the use of the #hashtag is often forgotten and overlooked aspect of communicating with the "like minded". In fact, most Twitter users never hashtag, to me, that's like tweeting to myself. Have you ever wondered the "Life Of A #Hashtag"? Used effectively, a hashtag can impact millions of Twitter users and reveal a global common thread. If you really want to tweet effectively, find your tribe, use the search function in Twitter and hashtag responsibly.
Here is a little infographic I put together using a wizard on Visual.ly. As you can see, the results are quite profound so take a look at the social media Life Of A Hashtag.
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