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Facebook may emulate rival Twitter with introduction of hashtags

Facebook Inc is looking for the search and indexing to improve by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognizable of his rival social netwo...

 

Facebook may emulate rival Twitter with introduction of hashtags

Facebook Inc is looking for the search and indexing to improve by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognizable of his rival social networks Twitter, according to media reports.

The hashtag, which is shown as the symbol #, it is easier for users to specific topics of conversation in the ever-changing flow of comments posted on Twitter. Users type the hashtag next to a keyword – such as # election – at the end of a tweet, making it easy to group observations on the same subject

Facebook could even organize conversations. taking place on its network of more than one member billon integration of social hashtags says the Wall Street Journal revealed the news Thursday quoting anonymous sources, thought he noticed that the function is not imminent introduction.

Facebook declined to comment.

Facebook introduced a feature of social research renovated, nicknamed Search Chart in January. The search function allows users to trawl their network of friends, but also information provided to the public by other Facebook users to take pictures, interests and places, such as restaurants, found “loved” by people on Facebook.

search tool does not currently allow users the content of the actual conversations that are posted on Facebook search. Hashtags could contribute to such a study can Facebook, according to technology blog TechCrunch, which cited unnamed sources also say such a function was in preparation.

It is not clear that research stream of Facebook comments from the scope of the results on Twitter or give. Unlike the tweets that are public and visible to all users, the majority of comments posted on Facebook are only visible to a user circle of friends.