Facebook expected to add hashtag functionality to posts

By Shawn Knight
Mar 15, 2013
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  1. Facebook will soon be intensifying their battle with Twitter as they are preparing to roll out hashtag support. The social network already allows members to tag people, places and pages but hashtags will open up a whole new world of...

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  2. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,180   +178

    Whoah took them time...
  3. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 616   +109

  4. j05hh

    j05hh TS Enthusiast Posts: 124   +17

    Dammit... facebook sucks even more!!!!
  5. veLa

    veLa TS Addict Posts: 633   +120

    Total bummer.
  6. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Guru Posts: 656   +137


    NTAPRO TS Booster Posts: 813   +101

    Makes sense. People have been uselessly using it on facebook for a long while. I wonder if youtube is next in line :|
  8. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Maniac Posts: 821   +10

    ........................FFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!!!!!!!! NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!!!! Please, for the love of all that is good and great in this world, NO! I friggin hate those dadgum annoying hashtags! When looking at a post, I want to see:

    "We went on a family vacation to disney and had a great time."


    "We went on a #disneyfamilyvacation and had a #greattime. #awesomevacation"

    Hashtags are so dang annoying!!! Write like an educated human being, or at least a somewhat educated human being :p
  9. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 8,203   +2,257

    No skin off my back, Facebook can do whatever they want. I used to care, not anymore.
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,480   +627

    The 2012 doomsday prophecies were slightly early.
  11. coppersloane

    coppersloane TS Enthusiast Posts: 108   +33

    They'll never be Twitter. Twitter has serious lasting power. It's still familiar after all those years. Really stellar. Facebook has changed so many times, I'm sure I wouldn't recognize it if I went back after my current hiatus.
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 8,203   +2,257

    You got that right, and the changes is why I am no longer with Facebook.

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