How to Use Hashtags on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter

From increased engagement to consistent and relevant messaging, knowing how to best use hashtags on each platform is integral to success. — Urupong

The word “hashtag” has become so integral to our modern vernacular that it received a new definition in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in 2008. Hashtags and social media marketing have always gone hand-in-hand. However, different platforms reward hashtag use in different ways.

As a marketing tool, hashtags are great for helping users find your page and connect with your brand. However, too many hashtags can look messy and cause some algorithms to mark your content as spam. Here’s how to build a hashtag strategy and tools to help you find worthwhile hashtags for each social media platform.

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Hashtags on Twitter

Twitter was the original platform to utilize hashtags, and using them there can be

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