Whether it’s shining a light on global movements and events, connecting people everywhere to like-minded communities or just establishing a direct path to the content you’re most passionate about, it all happens on Twitter thanks to the power of the global cultural phenomenon that has shaped the way we communicate: the hashtag. Born on Twitter in 2007, the hashtag celebrates its 14th anniversary on August 23rd, otherwise known as #HashtagDay. People around the world continue to make Twitter their microphone and popular topics that dominated conversations on Twitter across Asia in the first half of this year were K-Pop and gaming. Most of the countries in APAC had at least one K-Pop related hashtags in their top 10 list in the first half of 2021 – from #BTS in Australia and Indonesia, to #bambam in Thailand. Another popular topic across the region was gaming, which saw hashtags like #GenshinImpact and #Nintendoswitch making the list. To celebrate its impact in shaping important conversations and creating communities that unite millions of people across the globe, Twitter launched a #HashtagDay emoji that will be live for the day and available in multiple languages, allowing users across the globe to join in on the […]
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