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Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote

Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.

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LAST WEEK’S MARRIAGE referendum captured the hearts and minds of people all around the globe, thanks in part to social media.

The #HomeToVote feed became one of the defining moments, with hundreds of Irish emigrants returning from far-flung places to vote.

The hashtag was mentioned over 72,000 times over the course of 24 hours, and was talked about the world over:

Tweet by @Twitter Dublin Source: Twitter Dublin/Twitter

Now Twitter is commemorating the hashtag by painting it on a wall at its San Francisco HQ. Ooh!

It appears that the company uses this particular wall to honour hashtags that have gripped the world – for example, back in August 2014, #Ferguson was painted on the wall, and in October Emma Watson’s #HeForShe took its place:

Tweet by @Elyssa Toda Source: Elyssa Toda/Twitter

Tweet by @Emma Watson Source: Emma Watson/Twitter

And who could forget the terrifying painting of Ellen DeGeneres’ infamous Oscars selfie that also hangs in HQ?

Tweet by @Lauren Source: Lauren/Twitter

We made it, kids! Now, how to get a giant painting of Panti in there?

Written by Valerie Loftus and originally published on DailyEdge.ie.

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