That Bearded Mofo

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Published Thu Jul 4, 2019 12:50am PST

There's a simple purpose for hashtags in social media: to highlight the central subject matter of your message making it accessible to searches on said subject matter. Or in lamen's terms, #thiswhatyoutalkin'bout.

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If Willis had used hashtags, the TV catchphrase as we know it would never have existed.

But, as happens with everything the Internet touches, its purpose got perverted. The hashtag became a joke. When making comments on the Democratic National Committee debates, it would be proper to use #DNCDebate and not #BetoWithTheGoodHair. #DNCDebate is a phrase everyone can connect to. #BetoWithTheGoodHair is just some shit you made up.

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Beyoncé, please don't sue me.
Or burn me with your dragons.

Now the hashtag has turned into a punctuation of individual thought. You say, "So what?" I say, "Don't talk to me that way." But you're right. And I don't mind that. What I do mind is this:

#reading #amillion #hashtags #overuse #stopit #thisdefeatsthepurpose #ihateyoufordoingthis #blessed

~That #bearded Mofo~

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