"In a move that's sure to rile up its hard-core tweeters, Twitter is reportedly considering phasing out the use of its ubiquitous @ and # symbols.'Biz Break: Is it curtains for Twitter hashtags? - San Jose Mercury News
Speaking at the Newspaper Association of America's mediaXchange conference in Denver this week, Vivian Schiller, Twitter's head of news, said the at-replies and hastags were "arcane," according to a Buzzfeed report, and implied that future versions of the service would move such coding "scaffolding" into the background to make ithe interface simpler for new users to understand."
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Biz Break: Is it curtains for Twitter hashtags? - San Jose Mercury News
@twitter #fail if true