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March 20, 2012 at 9:49 AM

Sex change for Microsoft Exchange? Hashtag change prompts capitalization reminder

They meant well.

A previous hashtag from the Microsoft Exchange on Twitter team — #Exchange — was apparently getting quite spammy, not to mention inappropriate and offensive, according to the company.

So, the folks at Microsoft Exchange suggested changing the hashtag to #MSExchange.

Well, problem is if you lowercase the whole hashtag it reads: #msexchange.

Tweeted one @MSFTExchange follower:

And so the Microsoft Exchange team tweeted this gentle reminder this morning:

An immediate response from a follower:

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