Instagram is a social media app that allows users to share photos and videos from their lives, add captions, edit filters, tweak settings, engage with others and explore , and so, so very much more — which is great and very rapidly growing social media platform. But the users don’t actually know everything about it, let us see some top unknown INSTAGRAM FACTS  & grabsomeinfo.

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Instagram facts
  • Instagram was launched on October 6, 2010, by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.
  • The name was to be Codename previously but then it was changed to Instagram before its launch.
  • A study disclosed that 8% of the Instagram accounts are totally fake.
  • Posts having at least one hashtag gain 12.6% more engagement.
  • Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion dollars. At that time of its purchase, there were only 30 million users on the platform.
  • There are more than $2 million advertisers on Instagram.
  • The top three most used filters include Gingham, Clarendon, and Juno.
  • Instagram has been installed for more than $1 billion times on the play store.
  • There are more than $16 million Google searches made every month of Instagram.
  • The most followed person on Instagram is Cristiano Ronaldo – @cristiano with more than 171M followers.

Instagram facts

  • Over $40 billion photos and videos have been shared on Instagram.
  • It has more than $1 billion monthly active users.
  • The most used emoji on Instagram is Heart emoji.
  • More than $100 million accounts post an Instagram story every day.
  • Most of its users are between 18-29 years of age.
  • Most liked picture on is of an egg posted by @world_record_egg having more than $53.5 million likes.

  • When Instagram launched its video function in 2013, more than $5 million videos were uploaded in the first 24 hours.
  • Kylie Jenner earns $1 million dollars per Instagram post.
  • The most used hashtags are #love, #instagood, #me, #cute and #follow.
  • The name Instagram comes from mashing of “instant camera” and “telegram” giving name Instagram.


Instagram facts

This wraps up with the top 20 Instagram facts.






  • Gaurav

    Posted June 18, 2019 5:37 pm


  • Varun Gupta

    Posted June 18, 2019 5:39 pm

    Informative and way of presentation is very nice

  • Uday Jain

    Posted June 18, 2019 6:03 pm

    Great knowledge

  • Bhawna Jain

    Posted June 18, 2019 10:29 pm


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