Items Tagged ‘hashtags’

May 4, 2018

Hashing Out Hashtags

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Communications Specialist audreylaine

“What does the pound sign mean?” I hear this question at least once a month. Some may laugh, but the hashtag really isn’t that old. It was just born on Twitter 11 years ago, and then it took a few years to catch on. Technically, a hashtag is a type of metadata tag used on […]

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Tags: hashtags, Twitter


May 1, 2018

Becoming a Leader on Social Media

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Communications Specialist audreylaine

At Mayo Clinic, staff is encouraged to use social media, and training and resources are available to help us use it safely and effectively with confidence. But how do researchers and physicians (or anyone) become leaders on social media when there are millions of people on each platform?! Raising your profile on social media takes […]

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Tags: hashtags, leader, social media thought leadership, Symplur, Twitter


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