Tag: hashtag

See Klimt, not #Klimt, in Vienna, not #Vienna

Sunday, 9 June, 2019

With Barcelona and Dubrovnik and Venice groaning under the weight of overtourism, land-locked Vienna has decided to target the dread hashtag, so beloved of hipster tourists. Following the techlash, now comes the #hashtaglash.

“This is an invitation from Vienna — an ideal place for a little bit of digital detox and for creating moments that you, and you alone, can treasure forever. Because Vienna is far more colorful when not seen through the lens of a smartphone camera.”



Tuesday, 6 May, 2014 0 Comments

“No more switching apps, typing passwords, or trying to remember items you saw on Twitter,” says @amazon. Is this the long-heralded fusion of social media and ecommerce? From now on, if you see a tweet with an Amazon product link, you’ll be able to purchase it by retweeting it with the hashtag #amazoncart in the US and #amazonbasket in the UK. For many users, Twitter is a news and information stream, not a commerce stream, so this move might not get a rapturous welcome.