What’s that # Sign Doing On My TV?
I wouldn’t label myself as a “TV Junkie”, but I do certainly watch my fair share of television. As I watch, I have noticed a growing trend of networks using on-screen hashtags to label shows as they are airing, appearing as a faint watermark on the corner of the screen. For those of you who don’t know what a hashtag is, it’s a # symbol followed by a word grouping
America Loves TV
Even with increasing options online, on tablets, and elsewhere, the average person still watched 34 hours of broadcast network and basic cable TV per week in 2010, up by about 1 percent from 2009. You could watch both seasons of Glee in their entirety in that amount of time! (Well… without including all of the commercials, that is – ah, the beauty of TiVo.) While we don’t track whether people