Let us start with a clear understanding of what hashtags are in twitter.
You may have commonly come across this symbol (#) in the website that has been located against specific topics and comments. This is better known as a hashtag that is used as a means of categorization or classification of topics of discussions. You will come across this symbol commonly when people are responding with their replies and tweets in the website at a time of discussion or trending of topics. This is to bring a relevant category or keyword before the view or notice of the readers. When you are reading the tweets or reply you can see the presence of a word with a hashtag before the same will only represent a category or separate reference. You will definitely find a link on the word and clicking on this will take you to another page related to the topic expressed by the word.
How Many Hashtags Is To Much?
Users are always entrusted with certain levels of discretion when using hashtags in their comments or tweets. A sensible use of relevant hashtags will always be appreciated and there is a maximum of 3 that can be ideally added to a single tweet. If you over stuff the application of using hashtags for your comment it will appear like a Spam and thus will be less believable. It is important that these are attached when you feel they are relevant to the comment or tweet that you are entering. The use of these are also in a bid to bring certain topics of relevance and importance to the notice of those reading your comments – if they wish they can click on the hashtag and get to know more on the same topic.
Another important pre-requisite to the use of hashtags is research. Your application of these can be done only before available keywords and topics that are there for reference. Thus you will need to refer to the list of topics that are available and do some research on the keywords that you intend to speak on and use with hashtags in your tweets. There are plenty of suggestions about the ways and etiquettes of using these appropriately. You can refer to all the suggestive documentation available on the website. Firstly you will have to understand the list of keywords and the topics that are of interest to you; following this you can start tweeting on them and even use the keywords with hashtags in your comments.
You could substantially increase the credibility of your tweets with a sensible and balanced use of hashtags and keywords. There are plenty of these available and so you have to be discerning about an area of interest and the kind of significant comment you can make on the topic of discussion. This will also pique the interest of others in your group and encourage them to refer to the same topics and tweet back to you after they have gone through the similar keywords. This may take some time to understand for which you have to study the website intensely with all forms of helpful suggestions and tips that are also available.
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