13 Interesting Facts About Instagram

Instagram was created in October 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Kriegen. Initially, it was made only for the iOS Operating System but later it was made available for more platforms. Instagram had 10 lakh users in just 2 months. Do you think you know everything there is to know about Instagram? Think again! Check out these 13 interesting facts about Instagram you may have never heard.

How Many numbers of people use Instagram?

Instagram has more than 80 million active users every month and more than 80% of its users are from outside the USA. Most people using Instagram are between 17 and 31 years old.

Who is the most followed person on Instagram?

The most followed person on Instagram is Selena Gomez who is a Pop Singer. Their total number of followers is around 138 Million. The most famous celebrity also on Instagram is Justin Bieber.

Facebook bought Instagram

Facebook bought Instagram in April 2012 for $ 1 billion (about Rs. 6500 crores). This was Facebook’s smartest decision because 32% of Internet users use Instagram.

How much is Instagram’s Photo Stock?

More than 50 billion photos and videos have been shared on Instagram so far. And every day about 9 million photos and videos are shared on Instagram. And people on Instagram have 3.5 billion Likes every day. The most liked photo on Instagram is the photo of Kylie Jenner with Stormi Webster’s name announcement which received around 1 million 78 Likes.

What are the most used emojis and hashtags on Instagram?

The most commonly Emoji used on Instagram is Heart. And the 3 most popular Hashtags are #love, #instagood, and #me as it has been found in posts around 32 Crore.

How much is Instagram’s total revenue?

It is estimated that Instagram has earned $ 1.54 billion (approx. 10,000 crores) from Mobile Ad Revenue which is 8.6% of Facebook’s Mobile Ad Revenue. More than 55% of Instagram users earn $ 50000 (about 32 lakh 50 thousand) from Instagram every year. More than 5 lakh advertisers are increasing their business with the help of Instagram. (Data: 2017)

Instagram rules

You can do a 2 to 60-second video post on Instagram. And you can follow only 7,500 people on Instagram more than ever.

The number of women using Instagram is more than Men.

You will be surprised to know that out of the total internet users, 31% of women use Instagram, while the number of men is only 21%. Instagram has more female users as 68% of total Instagram users.

Which country is the most used Instagram?

5. The UK – 3.97 per cent
4. Turkey – 5.4 per cent
3. Brazil – 5.43 per cent
2. Russia – 8.84 per cent
1. U.S. – 19.22 per cent

50% of people on Instagram follow at least 1 brand

About 50% of Instagram users follow 1 brand. The popular brand whose name comes is NatGeo and the Red Sox

Which is the most followed brand on Instagram?

5. Nike Football: 28.2M followers
4. 9GAG: 40.2M followers
3. Victoria’s Secret: 55.6M followers
2. Nike: 72.3M followers
1. National Geographic: 77.7M followers

Best Time to Post to Instagram

Sunday: 5pm
Monday: 7pm and 10pm
Tuesday: 3 am and 10 pm
Wednesday: 5 pm
Thursday: 7 am and 11 pm
Friday: 1 am and 8 pm
Saturday: 12 am and 2 am

Popular Hashtags

#Love, #Instagood, #cute, #selfie #me #today #art #fun #smile #instadaily etc are some of Instagram’s most popular Hash tag’s.

The Highest Number of Followers

The highest number of followers on Instagram so far is personally from Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 161 million followers so far.

Some Interesting Instagram Fact

FACT#1 Instagram is the second most used social site in the world.
80Million + Photos are uploaded daily on Instagram.

FACT#2. Over 50 million photos have been shared on Instagram so far.

FACT#3. KIM, KENDALL, KYLIE These are the three celebrities whose followers will be more than the population of Russia if they are merged.

FACT#4. Almost every fashion brand in America uses Instagram to promote itself.

FACT#5. The largest page on Instagram is Instagram itself, which currently has 292 million followers.

FACT#6. The most liked photo on Instagram so far is that of an egg, which was currently stirred up on the internet. So far 53 million Likes have come on this photo.

FACT#7. Any celebrity can easily earn money from Instagram, whenever there is a new Smartphone launch, any celebrity can easily take ₹ 15 lakh from that company by taking a selfie from that phone and putting the name of that phone in their account.

FACT#8. Apart from you, there are one billion active users on Instagram and the average age of Instagram users is between 18 and 29 years.

FACT#9. Do you know the Instagram name is made up of two words, the first is INSTATE CAMERA and the second is TELEGRAM?

FACT#10. The day the video uploading feature started on Instagram, the day about 5 million videos were uploaded.

FACT#11. There are more than 8 lakh profiles of business profiles on Instagram.

FACT#12. Pizza is the most shared food on Instagram globally.

FACT#13. According to research, if you want the most Likes on Instagram, then post on Wednesday evening at 5 pm.


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