The Most Popular People and Places of Instagram in 2015

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Instagram now has more than 400 million active users.

The popular photo-based social networking platform released data surrounding 2015.

In Canada, the days which saw the most Instagram days were Valentine’s Day, followed by Halloween and Mother’s Day, and then New Year’s Day and Easter.

The most popular locations tagged in Instagrams in 2015 were Niagra Falls, followed by Rogers Centre and Air Canada Centre in Toronto, and then CN Tower and Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan.

Justin Bieber gained 28 million new followers this year. In a distant second among Canadian celebrities was Drake, with 10 million new fans, and Shawn Mendes, who gained four million.

This was Bieber’s top post, racking up 1.8 million likes. Drake managed nearly 900,000 with this one.

Globally, Kendall Jenner had the most popular post (3.2 million likes), though Taylor Swift accounted for half of the top 10 posts, who gained the most new followers on the platform at 39 million. Disney properties were the world’s most popualr geo-tagging locations; other popular locales included Times Square, Central Park, and Madison Square Garden, all in new York.

The most popular hashtag of 2015 was #love.

 

 

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