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.
While most year-end top 10 lists tend to focus on the best things to come out of 2011, this list is meant to recognize the people/companies that really dropped the ball this year. Check out the top 10 most ridiculous, infuriating, and funny blunders of 2011 after the jump. Bring your schadenfreude.