Hash tags have been around long before Twitter ever came about. They’ve primarily been used in old school gaming and communication networks like Battle.net and MIRC. However, with the recent explosion of Twitter, hash tags have now become a mainstream concept that has caught on like wildfire.
What’s great about Twitter is that it taught people to post into the hash tags they thought other people would search to find that content. For example, if I was looking for tweets related to the live Padres game, the most intuitive hash tag I’d search is #padres.
This type of thought process has evolved into a simplistic standard for content categorization; the #obvious tags.
Twitter users have realized that the #obvious tags are the most effective ones, simply because they drive more traffic and generate a larger response than unintuitive ones.
This new mainstream understanding has paved the way for Expeerience, a product that will excel in the way it effectively ushers its users to connect through photos and videos to share moments in time like never before.
Hash tags are a beautiful thing.