25 Instagram facts that you want to know



Who wouldn’t love Instagram? This inspiring go-to place for daily artistic masterpieces has been finding its way into all areas of our busy lives.

With 700 million active users around the globe, Instagram has become one of the largest social networks in the world. This creative medium allows us to share our best moments of the day with our friends or follow the latest trends in whatever feed we desire.

That’s why we decided to compile some of the most interesting latest Instagram facts with all the buzz going on, including memorable fun facts as well as not-so-noble happenings like the latest hack of hundreds instagram accounts of A-level celebrities.


Here we go, 25 must-know facts about Instagram:


#1 Instagram was founded in October, 2010.

#2 More than 40 billion photos have been shared in the Instagram history.

#3 Instagram was sold for $1 billion in 2012.

#4 Currently, there is more than 4.2 billion number of Instagram likes per day.

#5 Most followed Instagram user is Selena Gomez, with more than 113 million followers.

#6 Around 95 millions photos is uploaded per a single day.

#7 Instagram has been installed 1 billion times on the Google Play Store alone.

#8 32% of all Internet users are on Instagram.

#9 59% of internet users between the ages of 18 and 29 use Instagram

#10 When Instagram introduced videos, 5 million videos were uploaded in the first 24 hours.



#11 Posts with at least one hashtag average 12.6% more engagement.

#12 68% of Instagram users are Females.

#13 More than 8 millions profiles on Instagram are business profiles.

#14 8% is the reported percentage of Instagram accounts that are fake spam bots.

#15 Instagram influencers are charging up to $100,000 for a sponsored post.

#16 80% of Instagram users come from outside of the U.S.

#17 14% of drivers admit checking instagram while driving

#18 At this point, 91% of Instagram posts that are photos.

#19 77.6 million Instagram users are from US.



#20 More than 1000 contact information details of high-profiles stars and celebrities was leaked on the dark web because of a bug in the Instagram security system in August 2017.

#21 Overall, 38% of female internet users use Instagram and 26% of male internet users use Instagram

#22 17% of teens say Instagram is the most important social media site.

#23 Pizza is the most Instagrammed food globally, followed by Sushi.

#24 Instagram videos get 2 times the engagement of photos than any other social media platform.

#25 The most popular hashtags on Instagram are #Love, #Instagood, #Me, #Cute, and #Follow.

What do you think of Instagram now? I bet you didn’t know all these facts about this popular app.

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