Share1TweetPin1 Shares Why do Hashtags exist and what is the point of using one? It seems with the advent of Instagram, the hashtag and its use has been confused. The origin of the hashtag started on Twitter. It was created to organise tweets and allow people to join or follow a conversation, using keywords. In time, the function has moved across platforms to Facebook, to less effect, and to Instagram, where it is especially prevalent, however, seems predominantly less effective. How does a hashtag work? To use a current issue example on Twitter, if you were looking to find out about the FBI Investigation involving President Trump and FBI Chief James Comey, you can use the keywords through the popular hashtag #FBIinvestigation or #Comey and you will see a running … Continue reading TO HASHTAG OR NOT TO HASHTAG?