Recently a faithful reader here asked which are the most popular Twitter hashtags along with the stats to go with them. Of course, I had to turn to Twitter trending hashtags to see but they change often each and every day or hour. It’s easy to do with a Twitter search of a hashtag.
So if you want to learn a little more about using hashtags on Twitter X read on.
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What Is A Twitter Hashtag?
A Twitter hashtag is when you place a # in front of a word or phrase, then it becomes linked to all of the other Tweets that include it. Including a hashtag gives your Tweet context and allows people to easily follow topics that they’re interested in.
Mayura always comes up with great questions now, doesn’t he? It’s great when that happens because it makes us all think more, expand our knowledge and share with each other what we have learned.
I had briefly touched upon finding the most popular hashtags in my old Hashcore plugin post. One of the best resources I found for finding the trends on Twitter hashtags today is Fedica.
Importance Of Hashtags
Why are popular Twitter hashtags important? They may help your tweets go viral as they may be seen by more people in the Twitterfeed.Not only that but you may increase your engagement with others on the Twitter social network.
People love connecting with others when something is trending and is a hot topic of the day. Oftentimes they will retweet your tweets too if they agree with your perspective on the issue of the day or like what you had to post.
Using A Hashtag For Chats and Spaces On Twitter X Platform
Using hashtags in Twitter chats and spaces is important because they help to categorize and organize conversations. By including relevant hashtags, participants can easily find and join discussions on specific topics of interest.
Hashtags also allow for better engagement and networking as they bring together individuals with shared interests. Additionally, hashtags increase the visibility of tweets, making them more discoverable by a wider audience.
Overall, hashtags in Twitter chats and spaces play a crucial role in facilitating meaningful conversations, connecting like-minded individuals, and amplifying the reach of discussions.
Fedica For X Twitter Hashtags
Fedica is a useful tool for finding hashtags on Twitter. It simplifies the process by providing an efficient way to discover relevant hashtags. With Fedica, users can easily search for hashtags based on specific topics or keywords.
This helps in increasing the visibility and reach of tweets, allowing users to effectively connect with their target audience. The platform streamlines the hashtag research process and offers valuable insights, making it an indispensable asset for Twitter X users.
With Fedica, you can measure your keywords and hashtags inspired by what your followers talk about on the Twitter X network. You can also go further than trending topics to discover what your community’s popular influencers are saying live.
Hashtagify Me Tool
Hashtagify Me is a great way to see what’s trending now, last week, and those that are just breaking out. It shows you the 30 most popular Twitter hashtags at any given time.
You can check back over the past week’s most popular hashtags. The breaking out section will show you the date and time it began to break out. When you pick one hashtag it will show you the top 10 related to it.
The company started this service back in April 2011. It was the first visual hashtags explorer. You can use their service for FREE for 7 days or of course upgrade to a premium account starting at $159 per month and do more with their services.
However, the premium would show you the top 50 most popular hashtags and the ability to track your own influencers. They now offer to filter by language with their premium packages as well.
What Else Can It Do?
You could check to see which are the most popular hashtags of the day and be sure to include some in your X posts if they make sense. Please note: If they make sense.
You don’t want to upset your followers by using hashtags that are not about the content you are tweeting about. That would be a great reason for them to stop following you.
You may also want to pick a unique hashtag. One that can set you apart. You can register Twitter hashtags on Hashtags.org This is a great way to set yourself, your blog, or your brand apart.
Pick a hashtag that can grow with your or your brand.
I learned about this one from a user on Biz Sugar Martin Lindeskog as I was working on this post. I really love the visuals on Tagboard. Not only does it help you with Twitter hashtags but it helps with the other social networks’ hashtags.
— Lisa (@Lisapatb) January 12, 2014
You can create your own tagboards with Twitter Hashtags and from various other social networks.
Tagboard also uses the following social networks as well to track your hashtags:
You can also search, interact with, customize, moderate, and grow hashtag communities, all from a centralized and simple interface. They have a free plan where you can sign up and get creative with your tag boards or you can choose their premium plan.
Their prices are no longer showing up on their website. Furthermore, I’ve read you can embed your tagboards into your blog or website but it does not appear to be a function for the Free version of the social media tool.
Rite Forge Tag Tool
The other great hashtag tool to guide you is Rite Tag. It is available just for Twitter but will be incorporating Facebook and other social media networks in the near future.
They offer Hashtags suggestions for images and texts on desktop and mobile. It is based on real-time hashtag engagement.
I love how it works with the Google Chrome browser. When you are ready to share from a website use their tag in the browser and quickly search for the best Twitter hashtags and schedule it within there.
They will save your tweets with the hashtags and measure the shares and clicks of each of the tweets.
It also shows you examples of other hashtags that will work well with your choice. You have a choice to share now or schedule it.
Pricing starts at $54 per month with Rite Tag’s annual plan and they offer a 7 day free trial.
So What Are The Most Popular Twitter Hashtags?
I’ve given you some great tools to check out the most popular hashtags at the time you need them. But what about in general?
I know Mayura was curious to know. Here are some according to Twitter Trends for back in 2013:
- #Boston Marathon
- #Golden Tweets
- #Team PW
- #SuperBowl and #SB47
Now in mid-October of 2023 these are the most popular hashtags:
As you can see they are mostly from news and events and thoughts of the day of week. Some you would expect to see on the list and others because of the news that is trending today.
Notice the 2nd list is a bit different as today you can search the most popular hashtags via different topics, etc. based on your Twitter feed.
What Are The Trending Twitter Hashtags Back on Feb 1st, 2022?
- #Happy Lunar New Year
- #Tom Brady
- #Golden Corral
- #New England
- #Caleb Williams
It is always interesting to look back at the old trending Twitter hashtags as I’ve left them here on the blog post to do just that.
Build Your Followers With X Twitter Hashtags
By engaging with others in conversations on the popular and trendy hashtags on Twitter you will notice an increase in Twitter followers at the same time. People love connecting with others on social media platforms when they agree on a hot topic.
Sometimes, these followers may even become friends or potential customers of yours.
How Many Hashtags To Use On Twitter For Success?
Today it is best to use only one hashtag and not all 3 that you can use on the Twitter X social network. The algorithm has changed a lot this year and it does NOT favor posts with a lot of hashtags anymore.
Madalyn from SmarterX spaces talked about this a few weeks ago and I have tested it after learning about it from here.
I’ve tried using no hashtags too. I need to measure more soon. 📈 #SmarterX
— Lisa Sicard 👩💻 (@Lisapatb) October 12, 2023
Which tools do you like the best for tracking hashtags? Which do you think will be on the trending Twitter hashtags for this year as Elon Musk changed Twitter to X?
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