* I have been collecting, updating, and sharing the meanings of the most visible Twitter hashtags. Updated on Feb. 19th, 2014 *
“Hashtags are hybrids in the taxonomy of types of information. They are both text and metatext, information and tag, pragmatic and metapragmatic speech”.
Laugh Out Loud
Top Conservatives on Twitter – a coalition of conservatives on the Internet.
Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled – created by the supporters of Sean Hannity, Fox News Personality and national Conservative radio talk host.
Grand Old Party – the U.S. Republican Party.
Smart Girl Politics – A Conservative Women’s Movement.
Tax protests held nation-wide against the spending for TARP, stimulus, and big-budget government.
Organized Conservative Resistance Alliance.
Progressives On Twitter.
Internal Revenue Service.
National Security Agency (NSA).
NSA’s PRISM program.
Julian Paul Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.
It is a website which publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media from anonymous sources.
Bradley Edward Manning is a United States Army soldier who was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq on suspicion of having passed classified material to the website WikiLeaks.
Further readings on hashtags:
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