uuhashtagdirThe creation of this directory was initiated by Rev. Naomi King (@revnaomiking) and then turned over to the UU Social Media Lab for further development.  UU Social Media Lab logo by Christopher Wulff (@cwulff).  This page is based on the UU Social Media Lab’s collaborative hashtag directory and is being expanded to include examples and hashtags submitted from other sources. ~ Peter

Hashtags are how we create larger conversations on Twitter and other social media platforms.  No matter how many people are following your Twitter account,  if you include a hashtag in a tweet, such as #BlackLivesMatter or #UUAGA, when that hashtag is clicked it will pull up every tweet on EARTH that includes that tag.


HASHTAG SPOTLIGHT:

Here are your top hashtags for GA 2016

#UUAGA
The Official UUA General Assembly hashtag.

#UUAVote2017
The official UUA 2017 Presidential Election hashtag as determined by the candidates and the UU World Magazine.

#StateOfEmergence
Hashtag for the UUA GA 2016 Public Witness event as highlighted in this tip sheet from the UUA.

Popular Unitarian Universalist Hashtags

#chalicelight = chalice lighting

#chaliceout = chalice extinguishing

#UUSunday – Tag tweets related to UU Sunday services so people can easily pull up Sunday service oriented tweets. A friendly version of the old #uupewbuddies tag.

#Commit2Respond – Tweets on UU climate action, climate justice and the new Commit2Respond campaign

UU Hashtags

#CradleUU – Conversation about and among those born and raised Unitarian Universalist

#uu = In English, this is often Unitarian Universalist content, but there are U Universities and other organizations using it, plus other language tweets. Not the best.

Conversations led by or about Fahs Collaborative Fellows.

#MyUUstory – Share your story of becoming a UU or growing up Unitarian Universalist. This is a newly suggested hastag via the UU Social Media Lab. Give it a try!

#CongBeyond = Congregations & Beyond conversation based on UUA President Peter Morales’ Congregations and Beyond paper

#Commit2Respond – Tweets on UU climate action, climate justice and the new Commit2Respond campaign

#minnslectures  Minns Lectures, established by Susan Minns for an annual lecture series on topics important to Unitarian Universalism. http://minnslectures.org

#OurWholeLives – a/k/a OWL, comprehensive religious education program shared with the United Church of Christ (UCC). http://www.uua.org/re/owl

#summerservice – great for reminding folks you’re worshipping all year

#UUFaith = General talk about Unitarian Universalist faith and faith development.  Also consider using #21stUUFaith.

#21stUUfaith = conversation specifically Unitarian Universalist related to the 21st Century Faith Formation conversation for christian faith formation (John Roberto), adopted in late 2012, replacing #uu2020#uu2020 = conversation specifically Unitarian Universalist related to the 21st Century Faith Formation conversation for christian faith formation (John Roberto), replaced in late 2012 by #21stUUFaith

#uuaga = Unitarian Universalist General Assembly (GA)

#uubiz = UU business, as in traveling on UUA, district, regional and/or related Unitarian Universalist congregational business.

#uugov = Unitarian Universalism governance conversation

#uugrowth = conversation about growing Unitarian Universalism

#uupewbuddies – Was used for sharing worship messages connecting those at worship with the rest of the world (rarely used, replaced by #UUSunday)

#UUSunday More seeker friendly version of #uupewbuddies

#uure – Unitarian Universalist Religious Education  (rarely used)

#uuread – Unitarian Universalist Common Read

#uuriskfaithers = Emerging and Risking ministries & growth

#uustories = Sharing stories of Unitarian Universalist life

#UUThemes  = We need to determine what we’ll be using for our tweets on Unitarian Universalist Theme Based Ministry.

#LREDA = Liberal Religious Educators Association.

#LREDAwow  = Fall 2015 Liberal Religious Educators Association conference with “Religious Education without walls” theme.

#UUMN = Unitarian Univeralist Musicians Network

#AUUA was suggested but it seems to be something else in Spanish = Unitarian Universalist Association of Administrators

UUMA = Use @UUMinAssoc, the twitter account of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association and the ministry days tag.

#MinistryDays = Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association GA Ministry Days

#SideofLove = Standing On the Side of Love Campaign

#DRUUMM – Diverse, Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries. Also on Twitter at @DRUUMMOutReach

ICUU = Best to tag their accounts @icuuinfo and @icuuatga International Council Unitarians and Universalists

UUA = Use Unitarian Universalist Association Twitter account @UUA

UUSC = Use Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Twitter account @UUSC

EqUUal = use EqUUal Access account, @EqUUalAccess

#wisdomtalewednesday = we share wisdom tales

#unitarian

#universalist

NEW TO TWITTER?
If you aren’t on Twitter yet or are new,  watch this 20 minutes UU Twitter crash course video I made in June 2014 before the Providence, RI General Assembly.  Though there are a few examples related to that year, all the how to info still applies. ~ Peter


Popular in UU and Related Circles

The following are not specifically UU, but draw a number of U, U, and UU folk

#sermoninseconds

#spirit

#spiritchat – Popular ongoing Tweetchat held Sunday mornings

#climatejustice

#justice

#immigration

#peace

#multifaith

#interfaith

#atheist

#pagan

#humanism

#giving

#stewardship

#green

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