One of the most popular questions people ask me is what those little pound signs they see on television mean. Even after I explain that they are called hashtags and what their purpose is, I still get some confused looks.
And I don’t even bother explaining the sarcastic, overused hashtags people use on Twitter (and now Facebook). Maybe it’s because every once in a while I’m guilty of such overuse myself. #sorry #sometimes #I #can’t #help #myself
Maybe we just need to see how ridiculous it would be if we used hashtags in our every day conversation. Well, that’s what Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake set out to do in the short video skit below.
Watch it and enjoy but I will warn you there is a bleeped word at the end so if bleeped words offend you, move on to something else.
If you can not see the embedded video above please use the following link: “#Hashtag” with Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake