Irish Comedians Did the Justin Timberlake Hashtag Skit One Year Ago

Hashtag users of the world who saw the Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon skit that poked fun of our overuse of hashtags and yet are still hashtagging characters into the void: there's an even funnier dig on our language's growing reliance on hashtags and it was made nearly a year ago. » 10/03/13 8:40pm 10/03/13 8:40pm

Justin Timberlake's Hashtag Nightmare Comes to Life, Thanks JC Penney

Last week, Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon deftly explained to the world that hashtags make us sound like idiots—with humor. Well, JC Penney thought it was funny, but apparently, the company didn't learn a goshdarn thing about the evil of hashtags. Oh, god no, JC Penney. Please, god no, please, don't do this. » 10/02/13 5:06pm 10/02/13 5:06pm

Justin Timberlake Shows Us How Dumb We Sound When We Use Hashtags

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon, comedy skit best friends and the human couple equivalent of a pair of colorful striped socks, teamed up yet again to shed light on a disease that's been plaguing phone-connected humans for years now: the ridiculous overuse of hashtags. » 9/25/13 5:22am 9/25/13 5:22am

10 Normal Hashtags That Instagram Bans for Some Weird Reason

It's pretty simple. People love Instagram. People love using hashtags. People love to curse. People love to curse in hashtags on Instagram. Instagram doesn't like that. In fact, Instagram censors any sort of curse word hashtag, possibly porn related hashtag and so on from its searches. That's a good thing! But… » 8/26/13 8:30pm 8/26/13 8:30pm

The Facebook #Hashtagocalypse Is Upon Us

We'd heard tale that this day was coming, and here to confirm our suspicions that, why yes, there is indeed nothing sacred anymore, the hashtag is officially infusing its personal brand of poison into our once-beloved Facebook. » 6/12/13 3:02pm 6/12/13 3:02pm

'Seriously McDonalds' Hoax-Pic Angers Internet, McDonald's

Over the weekend, many people became acquainted with this photo for the first time. It's a hoax: McDonald's isn't charging African-American McDonald's customers an extra $1.50 "as an insurance measure due in part to a recent string of robberies." Nevertheless, the pic seems to have caused yet another PR problem for the » 6/13/11 5:00am 6/13/11 5:00am