Now that facebook is using hash-tags I wondered what users had to say about #LaTeX, but to my surprise (well, it was obvious...), I found plenty of stuff related to latex clothing...

The question is: Does anybody can come out with a good enough, representative and easy to remember hash-tag we could use in social media ?

First hint: Hash-tags are not case sensitive --> #LaTeX = #latex

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    I'd say #tex, but it might confuse Tex Willer's fans. – latex user Jun 14 '13 at 11:49
  • tex is also a brand... – Felipe Aguirre Jun 14 '13 at 11:57
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    Good question, but I think it belongs on meta. Also, could you include some reference to Facebook's use of hashtags? – Matthew Leingang Jun 14 '13 at 13:00
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    @MatthewLeingang Definitely not meta – this question is in no way about the site tex.sx. Just because it is a non-technical question doesn’t mean it belongs on meta. It might not be a great fit for our site (too argumentative / not constructive), but it is on topic. Voting to reopen. (Even if it’s only to close it again as not constructive.) – doncherry Jun 14 '13 at 14:44
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    @doncherry I agree the question is not about the site. For some reason I though meta was a good place for it (meta.tex.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/community maybe?). – Matthew Leingang Jun 14 '13 at 15:05

Since this topic straddles the on-/off-topic boundary, I thought I'd post a CW "answer" so that the community could keep the conversation open, if interested. Here are some suggestions:

  1. #tex
  2. #latexproject
  3. #knuthtex
  4. #typographyintex; #textypography; #typesettingintex; #textypesetting

I think the use of #latex is ambiguous since it may also refer to a natural/synthetic substance.

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    If one were to avoid ambiguous tags, what would happen to #windows and #apple! – Aditya Jun 14 '13 at 18:15

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