Word on the Street: Hashtags dominate social media

Do you remember when the hashtag was simply a pound sign? The symbol has taken over Twitter and Instagram, and now there are even designated

Viewers are sounding off on the latest trending tags on Twitter and Instagram.

Viewers are sounding off on the latest trending tags on Twitter and Instagram. (3/26/14)

THE BRONX - Do you remember when the hashtag was simply a pound sign? 

The symbol has taken over Twitter and Instagram, and now there are even designated hashtags for specific days of the week. 

News 12 set out to see if Bronx viewers think social media hashtags were getting out of hand, and to get their opinions on some of the latest trending tags. 

Most say they think it's all in good fun, but some did say it's getting to be too much.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 2 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 4 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
Sophia Lamb, 44, was found by her mother 5 Woman found fatally stabbed in Co-op City

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Hear More: Word on the Street

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE