In the information age, and more specifically, with social media, learning of significant events as they occur, on a global scale, is only a #hashtag away.
Determining once and for all which one of social media's most popular weekly recurring hashtag is the most popular.
Social media live video blogging powerhouse #Periscope dominates hashtags with staying power in Hashtags.org's trending topics.
Real time voting, using Twitter, allows fans to save their favorite dance contests on the popular Fox show: So You Think You Can Dance, but is is accurate?
Every Thursday, social media gives everybody a chance to share some memories and favorite moments with #tbt.
With the Kids' Choice Awards show coming up, #Vote5SoS finally stands out to promote a music group popular among kids and younger teens.
Twitter entered curiosity mode last night as people aggressively debated the color of a dress that seemed to boggle people's minds. #WhiteAndGold? You decide.
The "Liars" of Pretty Little Liars (#PLL) bring their audience to the edge of their seats yet again as more lies and mysteries accumulate in every episode.
The #FaceOfMLB 2014 will be decided using social media. Fans use the hashtag to vote for their favorite player that they think best represents the league.
Just before Valentine's Day, social media sees #WhatIsLoveIn4Words appear which allows people to share their idea of what true love would look like.
From Chicago deep dishes to New York brick ovens, there are too many styles of pizza to not celebrate #NationalPizzaDay with social media.
The hit series #Scandal continues to keep fans excited as each and every new episode brings out new drama and suspense among characters to keep social media talking.
There is never any good news coming from #ISIS. After another horrible murder unfolded across the internet, social media adds to the terrorist group's infamy.
Modifying book titles has become a pretty popular idea for hashtag games. #RedNeckABook is another good example of the fun ideas social media has for these games.
To Help End Stigmas Associated With Mental Illness, The #BellLetsTalk Campaign Takes To Social Media
The social stigmas surrounding mental illnesses is diminishing thanks to the support of the #BellLetsTalk campaign which encourages social media to help out.
Weddings are typically a time for celebrating a couple's love. This can also be a very good time to #RuinAWeddingIn5Words, thanks to ideas among social media.
Modern music streaming websites and programs enables people to listen to new music everyday. With social media, they are able to share that music with hashtags.
Twitter is getting better at coming up with diverse Twitter games. This week saw plenty of participation in the use of #MyLastWordsIn5Words which was much more developed than most other recent Twitter games.
Every Friday, Twitter users reach out to gain more followers (hence #FF Follow Friday). This week's rendition of the hashtag has shown a significant increase in its use.
Another year in the books. Social media celebrates its #BestMemoriesOf2014 with the world as 2014 comes to a close.
Two power house football programs clash in this #MusicCityBowl. Both teams are known for strong histories but lacked any expertise this season.
At the start of the week, most hashtags are found to be about gaining new followers and friends across social media with hashtags such as #TeamFollowBack.
An internet celebrity sparks a huge trending hashtag after releasing a Christmas-themed video. #NashsChristmasSkit soars as it is spread from person to person.
With Christmas practically upon it, the city of #Chicago starts trending thanks to the hundreds of events going on to celebrate with the millions of citizens.
Another Monday means another Twitter game. This week features a movie-based remix: changing a Comedy's title to make it scary.