Sunday, December 22, 2013

# Hash tags

Last week at CROW, we were talking about social media and the convention to put the symbol "#" in front of key words to support searching and indexing. The question came up: what is that hash tag character (the number sign, the pound sign, the musical sharp sign) really called? The answer is ... the octothorpe.  For more than you ever needed to know on the octothorpe, click here.

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