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Hashtag vs. Metadata

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Hashtagnoun

(Internet) A metadata tag, signaled by a preceding hash sign (#), used to label content.

Metadatanoun

Data that describes other data, serving as an informative label.

‘Most websites contain metadata to tell the computer how to lay out the content on the screen.’;

Hashtagnoun

The hash sign itself, when used as part of a hashtag.

Metadatanoun

(computing) Structured information about a file (date created, creator, software used to create, last modified, file format, file fingerprint, etc).

‘That photo's metadata suggests it was edited using Photoshop.’;

Hashtagverb

To label (a message) with a hashtag.

Metadatanoun

data about data;

‘a library catalog is metadata because it describes publications’;

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Hashtag

A hashtag is a metadata tag that is prefaced by the hash symbol, #. Hashtags are used on microblogging and photo-sharing services such as Twitter, Instagram and WeChat as a form of user-generated tagging that enables cross-referencing of content; that is, sharing a topic or theme.

Metadata

Metadata is . In other words, it is .

‘data that provides information about other data’; ‘data about data’;

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