Hashtags have been around for almost a decade. They term “hashtag” is an acceptable scrabble word and is now included in the dictionary. It’s time to get with the program. Hashtags are a great way to organize and categorize information, to see what’s trending, and to keep a finger on the pulse of the current culture. Hashtags are also being used to start new trends (#heforshe) and to empower minority groups (#likeagirl). To learn more about how to use hashtags, read Rebecca Hiscott’s recent post on Mashable.