Hashtags on Facebook announced

Facebook, has finally given out some information on it’s much awaited feature – The hashtags, which was reported in mid-March, have a look at the rumor.

In the blog which announced their new feature, Facebook has announced that users will get something similar to the existing services, such as Instagram, Twitter and other social networks. When the user hits on the hashtag, he/she will get an entire feed associated with it. The feature shall be rolling out very soon.

Do let us know how you feel about the new feature through the comments.


Here is the official announcement:

Introducing Hashtags on Facebook

Starting today, hashtags will be clickable on Facebook. Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow you to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion. When you click on a hashtag in Facebook, you’ll see a feed of what other people and Pages are saying about that event or topic.

Now you can:

• Search for a specific hashtag from your search bar. For example, #NBAFinals.

• Click on hashtags that originate on other services, such as Instagram.

• Compose posts directly from the hashtag feed and search results.

As always, you control the audience for your posts, including those with hashtags.

Hashtags are just the first step to help people more easily discover what others are saying about a specific topic and participate in public conversations. We’ll continue to roll out more features in the coming weeks and months, including trending hashtags and deeper insights, that help people discover more of the world’s conversations.


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