This past April, the late great Jack Layton described Stephen Harper’s crime policies as a “hashtag fail”. Many Canadians most likely responded, “what’s a hashtag?” Well, according to Twitter, the hashtag is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet, all indicated by the symbol #. Here are ten of 2011’s most hyped hashtags.
By: Julian Uzielli and Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood 2011 was a lively year in politics. Between deaths, wars, revolutions and riots, the global political landscape over the past year was nothing if not captivating. Here are the mitZine’s picks for the top 10 political events that held our attention in 2011.