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Chris Messina
how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in [msg]?
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Chris Messina Dec 26
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Andy Clarke 23 Aug 15
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Great idea. I’d think about patenting the idea and charging one cent per
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Chris Messina 23 Aug 15
Replying to @Malarkey
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Xane Myers 9 Sep 13
Replying to @chrismessina
So, after this tweet, Twitter started hashtags? If so, other social networks shouldn't use them add it's Twitter thing.
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Chris Messina 9 Sep 13
Replying to @Xane_MMA
@Xane_Xanecom no, Twitter (the company) resisted hashtags in the beginning. Hashtags weren't intended to be Twitter-only. Web > Twitter
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Chris Messina 4 Oct 13
Replying to @brittanyannen
# because of IRC convention and it was easy to type on T-9 phones in 2007! (Pre-touch!)
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Troy Osinoff 28 Oct 14
Replying to @chrismessina
how does this tweet only have 400~ retweets? This tweet changed the game
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Chris Messina 28 Oct 14
Replying to @yo
the hidden history of hashtags lives in plain sight. :)
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sam philip 21 Mar 15
Replying to @chrismessina
what a great idea! but is that symbol called pound or hash. What was the inspiration?
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Chris Messina 21 Mar 15
Replying to @docsamphilip
technically it's an octothorpe. Listen to this:
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