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I'm not a social media buff.

But I still see #hashtags everywhere. They're creeping out of social media and into blogs, my news station, the radio (definitely not sure how that works), and even baseball games.

They're everywhere!

So what are they? How can or should they be used? Or not used?

#whoknows #couldhavegoogled

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closed as off topic by Sathya Feb 22 '13 at 3:02

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