Have you ever met someone who says “hashtag” in real life conversation? You know, you’re chatting with them and they say something funny, followed by “hashtagLOL”. I’ve encountered a few people who do this, and it really goes to show just how pervasive the concept of the hashtag has become in everyday life. Even Facebook has started implementing them! However, much like saying the word hashtag doesn’t actually do anything, there are plenty of people out there who are not using hashtags to their full potential. Here are a few tips to make sure you’re using the hashtag correctly.