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Hashtags might not be dead yet, but they're certainly on life support. Hashtags may not be as widely used as they once were, they are still an important tool for social media users. People don't understand how to use them properly, they're seen as being too spammy and they're not as effective as they used to be. People are finding other ways to discover content - such as following specific users or using social media algorithms. Here are a few things to consider when deciding if hashtags are right for your content.