Originally Posted by Red in Chicago
Can someone explain the point of a hashtag?
I recently signed my dog (yeah, I'm not using my name) up for Twitter and looking at some of the tweets by Fay and Day, they always put the # sign before the word reds.
What am I not understanding? Sometimes I feel much older than I really am
It's for this: http://hashtags.org/
. You've got to follow http://twitter.com/hashtags
for it to show up on that website.
Another similar site: http://www.hashtweeps.com/