What is next for #hashtags?

Last week, Twitter’s Head of News, Vivian Schiller, eluded to the fact that they may be eliminating hashtags from the social networking site.  Twitter is largely responsible for turning the hashtag into a household term, and many see the success of hashtags at connecting users based on common themes or discussion topics as one of Twitter’s biggest strengths.  This info-graphic from OfferPop takes a look back at the history of the #hashtag.

The History of the Hastag

 

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