The Very First Hashtag, @Reply, and Retweet Ever

For better or worse (ok, probably worse), the hashtag, @reply, and retweet have become inextricable from modern language, and it's hard to imagine a time when saying "hashtag blessed" would have seemed insane. But all things must originate from somewhere, and Quartz has managed to track down the founding fathers of… » 10/15/13 11:40am 10/15/13 11:40am

Seriously, Stop With the Twitter Name Dropping

As writers, bloggers, journalists, or whatever you feel like calling the people that bring you your tech news, we're expected to do more than just throw a few words on a site, play with the super-secret iPhone 5 and call it a day. We also spend time pimping our content. But sometimes we go a bit to far and look like… » 9/28/11 5:40pm 9/28/11 5:40pm