(Feel free to share with people new to Twitter -- it's actually a common question): You may notice that some words in tweets have the hashtag or pound symbol (#) added to the front. Occasionally, there will be a hashtagged phrase or acronym with all of the spaces and periods removed, like #thingsthatbotherme
. What does # mean in Twitter? The blog post below explains how to use them, as well as some hashtag no-nos.