DDW’s Hashtag: Time for a Change?
As you may have noticed while Tweeting DDW 2012, there was another event using the hashtag #DDW12: Dutch Design Week. While it was interesting to learn about the latest advances in 3D printing and other industrial design trends, it would be nice to have a Twitter stream dedicated solely to our meeting. We’re considering changing the hashtag for DDW this year.
What do you think: should we stick with #DDW13 this year and share space with Dutch Design Week, or create a new hashtag for Digestive Disease Week 2013? Please weigh in with your opinion and hashtag suggestions—either in the comments below or on Twitter—by Sept. 25. On the 26th, we’ll announce the plan for the upcoming year.
What Is a Hashtag?
Hashtags are like keywords for Twitter users. Word or phrases preceded by the symbol # are searchable on Twitter and help users find Tweets on topics that interest them. You can find more information about hashtags and how to use them on the Twitter Help Center.
If you’re not already using Twitter, it’s easy to set up a free account at www.twitter.com. Once you’ve registered, visit DDW’s Twitter page at www.twitter.com/DDWMeeting. Click on the gray “Follow” button to get DDW’s Tweets delivered to your account. You can “talk” to DDW and other Twitter users by adding their user names to your Tweets, and they can reply to you in the same way. User names are denoted by the symbol @—DDW’s user name is @DDWMeeting. Tweet us and let us know what you think!