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Hashtags

Don't know about hashtags? #noworries

Hashtags are words or phrases prefixed with a hash symbol (#) that appear as part of a social media post (particularly Twitter, Instagram and Facebook). Here is a sample Twitter post:
Happy Birthday @williamandmary! #wmcharterday

You can search for the string #wmcharterday and this tagged word will appear in the search engine results. Hashtags also show up in a number of trending topics websites, including Twitter's own front page. Hashtags are case-insensitive, with CamelCase often used for readability. Keep your hashtags as short as possible since they are included in Twitter's 140-character word count. 

Hashtags for William & Mary

Try these William & Mary hashtags on for size:

Hashtag Used for
#wmcharterday Charter Day (February)
#wmcompass Compass Program (Career Center)
#wmconvocation Convocation (August)
#wmfamily Family Weekend (fall)
#wmgrad Commencement (May)
#wmhomecoming Homecoming (October)
#wmInAutumn Autumn at W&M
#wmInSpring Spring at W&M
#wmInSummer Summer at W&M
#wmldoc Last Day of Classes (April)
#wmlecture Tack Faculty Lecture Series
#wmmovein New Students Move In (August)
#wmorientation New Student Orientation (August)
#wmRegram Photos from W&M's Instagram community
#wmreslifetrains Residence Life training programs
#wmtribe Tribe Athletics
#wmTribeSnow Winter at W&M
#wmyulelog Yule Log (December)
#TribeJobs job for W&M students/alumni
#tribetravels Tribe on the go
#TribeIsEverywhere Tribe member sightings
#tribepride everyday
#gotribe always
#onlyonewm forever
#wm2018 Class of 2018
#wm2017 Class of 2017
#wm2016 Class of 2016
#wm2015 Class of 2015
#wm<insert class year here> your Tribe