Wedding Hashtag: How to Pick and Use a Hashtag for Your Wedding
I can’t remember the first time I spotted a hashtag, although I’d be willing to bet our wedding fund that I clicked my first hashtag on Twitter sometime shortly after I joined in 2009 (the same year Twitter introduced using the pound sign to link groups, events, and ideas). The humble hashtag has evolved beyond trending topics on Twitter and is now used globally on many different networks to not only link concepts, but also to add unnecessary post script to social updates. #likethis
The latter use leads many people to believe that hashtags are silly, overused gimmicks that don’t really serve any purpose other than to inspire Jimmy Fallon to lampoon them on The Tonight Show. You guys have seen that clip, right? #hilarious #justintimberlakeismysoulmate #callme #imnotmarriedyet
Truthfully, I’m still on #teamhashtag. So, like so many brides and grooms before us, Rooster and I have decided to pick a wedding hashtag to help us (and our guests) collect and share pictures and updates about our bash.
Here’s how we did it.