Hashtags may be coming to Facebook

March 15, 2013 1:32:43 PM PDT
Facebook may be adding the hashtag to its lexicon.

The Wall Street Journal reports Facebook is working to incorporate the hashtag into its social networking service.

A hashtag is a word or a phrase prefixed with the symbol "#" and is used as a form of metadata tag.

The hashtag is widely used on Twitter.

Facebook has not commented on the report.