Maga-
zines need love too!
Why cutting Michael Sam was a mistake for the Dallas Cowboys http://t.co/jtTGG9Adg3 http://t.co/9Qa95y1igx
@ is the new # @ is the new #

@ is the new #

December 6, 2011

The hashtag has become the internet's standard punchline, not just a way to track topics on Twitter but a humorous shorthand, a clever aside, an under-the-breath comment. But as logging in to various sites and services using our Facebook and Twitter accounts becomes more and more common, the at-symbol is poised to emerge from the middle of email addresses and usurp the humble hashtag as the internet's glyph of choice. It's a way of calling out our friends and crediting our inspirations. The next big shorthand.

Photo (cc) by Flickr user HowardLake.

+
Join the discussion

Building Foundations for a Stronger Future

Dr. Franciamore was able to channel her education into a jumping off point to change her world. by Erin Joyce