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#1 OFFLINE   ke3ju

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:52 PM

I can't find anything on this in this forum, or doing broad Internet Searches.

What's with the Watermark I have been seeing on many if not all TV show now where it shows as #<NameOfTheShow>, IE: #FRINGE, #WHITECOLLAR, #JUSTIFIED, #etc...?

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#2 OFFLINE   Davenlr

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:55 PM

Search for "hash mark" i.e. Twitter

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#3 OFFLINE   jautor

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:26 PM

They're Twitter "hashtags"... (hash mark will probably get you football references :D)

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:43 PM

Just another way to maximize ad spending... get people to do their own advertising.
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#5 OFFLINE   TBoneit

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 02:03 PM

Just more network graffiti on the screen as they try and drive viewers away.

As if I would go to any website about a TV show, excluding here of course.
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Posted 27 January 2012 - 02:05 PM

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 04:01 PM

Twitter address would be @ sign, hash tag is a way to get something "trending" on twitter, so it's a way to try and get viewers to advertise they are watching the show, as Stuart said.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 06:25 PM

As if I would go to any website about a TV show, excluding here of course.


TV show websites can be very informative. Lots of backstories and cast information.

But I'm not a birdbrain so I don't do the looney bird site.
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