Whatever is happening in the world, is happening on Twitter. From events of importance to advocating for change, the world is talking about everything on Twitter. Every minute 350,000 tweets are posted. With time hashtags have gained a lot of popularity and have become staples of social media platforms. From social issues to product launch, or any meme-y content, everything has its dedicated hashtag. Ever pondered on how all this started? Here’s how hashtags and Twitter trending emerged on social media platforms.