“Hashtag” in the news

Publications and example sentences

Malay Mail
· Malaysia's 2020 lockdown and the massive outburst of Raya songs  
Bayu excelled with Kita Raya Kita (a reference to the self-care hashtag #KitaJagaKita during the pandemic), while Singapore's Zalelo and Izat Ibrahim conveyed the wish to not be alone during Raya over lo-fi guitar and beats (Berteman Di Hari Raya).  Copy example sentence
· Billie Eilish is absolutely fed up with people saying 'All Lives Matter'  
Eilish concluded her four-photo statement with the hashtag #justiceforgeorgefloyd, and her words left quite an impression on followers.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Coronavirus, Racism and Injustice: No One Is Coming to Save Us  
These names are hashtags, elegies, battle cries.  Copy example sentence
· Nike urges people to stand against racism in striking new ad  
The newest ad was also shared alongside the hashtag, #UntilWeAllWin, which is Nike's call for equality.  Copy example sentence
· Israel police kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed  
Erekat added the hashtags #PalestineWillBeFree and #ICantBreath - a reference to African-American man George Floyd whose death while a policeman kneeled on his neck has sparked riots in the United States.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Starbucks Flamingo Frappuccino is the latest drink trend to take over Instagram  
While this marks the first time the drink will be available in the UK, Instagram posts with the hashtag #FlamingoFrappuccino show that a similarly vibrant beverage has been available at Starbucks branches in other countries, such as Peru, for some time.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· In unusual move, US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd  
Now the Africa-facing version of the state-run China Daily newspaper is tweeting footage from Minneapolis with the hashtags #GeorgeFloydWasMurdered and #BlackLivesMatter.  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Fitness lobby pressures politicians over 'totally illogical' gym closures  
From Monday it will help kick off a major campaign, calling for trainers and gym lovers to take to social media with the hashtags #exerciseismedicine and #gymsaresafe.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· Public begins to wake up to sheer volume of harassment online  
A tweet the artist posted following news of Kimura’s death started to generate its own criticism, which then inspired a hashtag of its own from those who offered support.  Copy example sentence