Users of online social networks, who frequently engage other people in various kinds of online word games, always identified with a clever or descriptive hashtag
that identifies a stream of similar messages. Users wanting to play, simply follow the gametag
, and append it to their messages whenever they want to submit an entry to the game stream.
Some Hashtaggers have created hundreds of gametags
, including very popular ones like #NewOscarAwards and #ballonBoyBookTitles.