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To put into perspective the importance of the ‘hashtag’ in communications today, it was named word of the year in 2012 by the American Dialect Society. Newsweek even went so far as to use a hashtag on their final printed issue with the headline “#lastprintissue.” The hashtag has transcended Twitter and become part of our language, and that tells you how powerful it really is.