When a friend posts something on Facebook and you find it annoying or—for the lack of better wor—stupid, do you unlike it or do you dislike it? Both words are used interchangeably by most people on the Internet, but not by grammarians who are in the know. Do you know the difference between the two?
#hashtag101: The Misuse and Abuse of Hashtags in Social Media
If you regularly update your Facebook page, you might have noticed #posts #like #these. These are called hashtags. Yes, they do serve a great purpose to certain websites, but they have been overused—let alone abused—by social media enthusiast. What I see every day is the use of unnecessary and irrelevant hashtags, like #hahaha, #this #is... Continue Reading →