Monday, 24 March 2014

No more #hashtags?

Twitter is reportedly considering removing it's renowned hash tags and at replies.

Twitter has grown in popularity in the past few years, attracting the young populace most of all. Twitter reports that the planned removal of the hash tag and at replies will make their website more user friendly and hopefully attract even more users and help the older generation get to grips with it.
People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo  in Warsaw

Photo from The Telegraph

What does this mean for social media advertising? Well currently social media advertising is most efficiently done on Facebook as it has a wide variety of users. With this new change we can expect to see more and more business twitter pages, along with more potential customers. We could even possibly see Twitter over take Facebook in the social media advertising aspect of their sites. There's no better time than now to claim your Twitter domains, as the increase in users will make these more valuable!