Updating the site for Worlds!

2 years ago

With October just weeks away, it can mean only two things... Cider donuts and League of Legends World Championships!!! So, for all of you League of Legends fans, Riot recently released the schedule for Worlds and we will be updating hashtagvote.me this weekend to reflect some intense eSports matches. Stay tuned...


Introduction to Hashtag Vote

2 years ago

Back in June of 2014, Mubashar Iqbal came to me with the idea of using Twitter's API to use hashtags as a voting method for the FIFA World Cup. Over a few nights of hacking and designing, we created a simple way for people to use hashtagvote.me website and the backend would scrape twitter's API for certain hashtags that we were tracking during the events, so users didn't even have to use the site to vote.