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Facebook Hashtags: Social Network's New Tool Will Facilitate Conversations (And More Ads)

If your Facebook newsfeed is starting to remind you of a different social network, you're not crazy. The original social network has said they will include hashtags starting Wednesday to help organize conversations. That concept has proven itself for Twitter and according to Facebook, users are already writing with them so they are just adding functionality. 

For example, topics like #NSAleak will be immediately clickable and create a stream just as Twitter does. This will include Instagram and other additional apps. The hashtag seems to have found a permanent place in our lexicon and has already been adopted by Flickr, Tumblr, Google+ and Instagram.