In this app responsible for the out of control Instagram hashtag situation?
June 26, 2013
Hashtags are a significant part of Internet culture that are deeply ingrained in the Web’s collective psyche. However, not everybody knows exactly how to use the function for good, and one of the breeding grounds of horrible hashtag behavior is Instagram.
We’ve offered a how-to guide for becoming Instagram famous, and one of the tips is the proper (and maybe even stringent) use of hashtags. There are countless of services out there that will offer you insight into the most popular tags to use to ensure that your photo gets the most ♥ clicks, but there’s actually an app that takes it all a step further by telling you exactly what tags to use to achieve popularity. It’s called Instatag, and it might be responsible for how out of control the Instagram hashtagging situation has become.
“We wanted to develop a way that Instagram users could further share their photos and experiences through accurate and relevant hashtags. Our goal was to make hashtagging as quick and easy as taking a photo,” says Rob Ward of Annex Products, the Australian company behind the development of Instatag.
That, we get: Manually typing in each and every hashtag is a pain. But maybe it’s supposed to be that way.
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