Hashtaggin’, retweetin’ and followin’

Today, I learned how to “effectively” use a hashtag.

Yes, I am guilty of being one of those annoying Facebook-types who sometimes uses a hashtag on Facebook posts for no reason at all …

I actually had to do a little Internet search to figure out how hashtags are actually used. (And, yes, this made me feel like I am a 65-year-old trapped in a 25-year-old’s body. Whatever, no big deal). I wasn’t even embarrassed to tell Alex about this incident (which was soon tweeted about on none other than Twitter. Evidence below).

Clearly, I have no shame. And, Alex is not ashamed to have me as a friend ...

Clearly, I have no shame. And, Alex is not ashamed to have me as a friend …

So, there you have it. I’m on Twitter. Follow me! (Or, not. I’m not the boss of you).

The real challenge will be figuring out strategic times to tweet. (I don’t own a smartphone if you don’t recall). And, I don’t really see myself carrying around my 2006 MacBook Pro — gosh, I do sound old, don’t I? — everywhere with me in order to take photos and tweet them.

For now, I will go tweet about this Twitter-induced blog post.

@KristinOkinaka

 

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