In the golden age of hashtagging, users populated streams of silly memes and clever quips on trending topics and events around the world, collectively narrating the human experience. Much of this still carries on today… but a new subculture for hashtags has emerged in recent years, evolving the invention as a unique tool for branding and marketing and creative exploration.
Dear reader: This post is brought to you at the dawn of my 28th year. From a Queen-sized bed. In my swank new apartment. On the eve of my 1-month anniversary of living in Atlanta.