Twitter Hashtag History Gets a Musical Tribute [VIDEO]

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June 30, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

Here’s a funky little piece of weekend edutainment: the history of the Twitter hashtag as performed by horn player and YouTube music video maker Paul the Trombonist. Raps interspersed with jazzy trombone interludes tell how the now-ubiquitous number sign followed by letters went from a random nothing on the social network to something tweeters today rely on to spread important news, tell jokes and tell they world they’re #winning.

We haven’t vigorously vetted Paul’s history lesson, but it checks out against a quick web search.

If Paul the Trombonist looks familiar to you, it’s because he’s also the man behind “Playing With Your Phone While Sitting on the Toilet,” a viral hit from…
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via Mashable

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