Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Will called the Twitter hashtag “an exercise in self-esteem.”
More members of the Twitterverse are coopting the hashtag and attaching it to concerns that seem relatively trivial.
And briefly, it seemed like a hashtag triumph—pretty much everyone, everywhere, was outraged.
On Twitter, a debate has erupted over the nude photos under the hashtag “Nude Photo Revolutionary.”
Michelle Obama tweeting a hashtag is somehow cause for outrage.
The hashtag has been used to label general rants about people getting naked for attention.
In the past three days, the hashtag has been retweeted over 4,000 times.
Then Sunday on Fox News we saw a double-barreled assault on the hashtag activism by conservatives.
On Aug. 7, after President Obama authorized airstrikes in Iraq, ISIS responded with a hashtag campaign.
The hashtag quickly gained traction (it was used more than 100,000 times on Twitter in the subsequent two days).