On social networks, hashtags are meant to hype exposure for various topics or products. This is probably why Facebook rolled out its new hashtag feature in June. So, how has that gone for the social network?
Um, not so good.
New data released Tuesday by Facebook analytics service EdgeRank Checker shows that Facebook hashtags reportedly do zilch for the social network -- no extra exposure, no viral reach. And, even worse, they may be creating a negative impact.
According to EdgeRank, posts with hashtags are less likely to have viral reach than those without a hashtag.
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