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A Standard For Twitter Hashtags

I follow Bath Rugby players on Twitter, among other things. I notice that some of the team are avid users of Twitter. They are also quite inventive with hashtags. Hashtags are much more than search tools. They can be cleverly used to create innuendo, a wry comment, a joke, or a commentary all under the guise of just being a hashtag.

However, I do propose a standard for hashtags. It is quite simple, and one that we use in computer programming for variable names. The standard is this: Every time that you come to a new world, use a capital letter. It vastly enhanced the readability. It could also change the meaning:




So if everyone would adopt this readability standard for Twitter hashtags, the world would become a slightly less confusing place, and we would be doing our part to fight chaos and entropy.

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