Over 30? Don’t get the whole hashtag thing? Don’t fear, PhotoShelter is here to help.
Weird Al uses hashtags, and you can too!
A hashtag is a way to delineate important keywords from descriptive text. For the metadata inclined, it’s sort of like combining IPTC Description and IPTC keywords into a single field, and using the “#” symbol to identify keywords. The contemporary usage was articulated by software researcher Stowe Boyd in a blog entitled “Hash Tags = Twitter Groupings” in 2007 (It’s a much more thoughtful piece than you might initially believe). Because of its viral adoption on …read more