“Hashtag” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· Madonna mocked for memorialising George Floyd with video of son dancing to Michael Jackson →
Madonna added a number of hashtags to the caption, including #DavidBanda, #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd and #MichaelJackson.
The Japan Times
· Front-line health care workers in Japan face discrimination over coronavirus →
Similar experiences of discrimination reported by nurses continue to be shared on Twitter under a Japanese hashtag meaning “corona discrimination.”
· Anger in China at law ordering 'cooling-off' period before divorce →
On Thursday, the law internet users criticised the new rule – part of China’s first civil code, approved on Thursday – with posts under the hashtag “oppose divorce cooling off period” garnering more than 30m views.
The New York Times
· Tough Nut to Crack →
I wanted TRENDING for this one, because that is what users see most often on Twitter on top hashtags.
· Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) CEO Mike Hsu on Bernstein's 2020 Annual Strategic Decisions Conference →
Well, the hashtag that we’re using internally is “#nevergoingback.” So I don’t know that Paul would agree that’s realistic.
· Morning mail: China's 'killer blow', Palfreeman wins appeal, Adam Liaw ranks iso food →
From Insta-worthy whipped coffees and ego-sourdough to recipes with their own hashtags, during lockdown food has gone as viral as coronavirus itself.
· This Social-Media Mob Was Good →
Thankfully, Christian Cooper had left by then, otherwise it might have been his name, not hers, that became a hashtag.
· Quarantine cooking's seven biggest trends – power ranked by Adam Liaw →
From Insta-worthy whipped coffees and ego-sourdough to recipes with their own hashtags, food has gone as viral as coronavirus itself.
The New York Times
· Five Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now →
Two months of sheltering in place will teach you the virtue of good interiors — and some of Europe’s plushest appear on the grid of this Dutch old masters dealer, who counterbalances Instagram’s bias for minimalism with a design philosophy he slugs with the hashtag #moreismore.
· Fed Up Kyrgyz Forge Ahead with Online Protests →
The most recent digital “flashmob” making the rounds on Kyrgyz social media has a simple message: “I’m fed up.” After two months of lockdown and social distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, it wouldn’t be too surprising for the hashtag — #tajadym, which in Kyrgyz translates as “I’m bored” or “I’m sick of this” — to be a symptom of cabin fever.