We’ve seen this symbol hashtag (number sign) everywhere in social media posts like Facebook. And some of you are into it using that symbol to make your posts more effective and easily find by people searching for your topics.
But for those of you who are not aware of it’s uses. Hashtags turn topics and phrases into clickable links to our posts or page which became easy for anyone to find the subject they are looking for.
This example shows different hashtags being added where you can click directly to find more topics on Facebook.
Checkout these things to keep in mind when using hashtags!
- Hashtag must be written as a single word, without spaces.
i.e. #topics #NBAFinals #smoothierecipes
- Number is allowed, but punctuation and special characters like $ and % wont work.
- We can use hashtags into descriptions of posts
i.e. Who gets your vote for #NBAFinals MVP?
Point of View
Use it if you want to amplify your campaigns or target the audiences you are promoting! It is a good practice that will benefit your business in the long run.