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Instagram has released its 2018 Year in Review

Kellie Paxian Dec 31, 2018 12:40 pm 61

As we say goodbye to 2018, we are saying goodbye to a year filled with Heart Love giphy stickers, Heart Eyes Face Filter in Stories, and 14 billion uses of the heart emoji ❤️ in comments.

That’s a whole lotta love in 2018.

Instagram has released its 2018 Year in Review, and hearts and happiness are certainly a common theme. This may have something to do with Instagram being our highlight reel, but we like to think it was just a good year overall. 😊❤️😍.

Here’s a summary of 2018 in the world of Instagram:

  • Most Used Face Filter in Instagram Stories: Heart Eyes
  • Most Used Giphy Sticker on Instagram Stories: Heart Love Sticker by Arata
  • Number of times ❤️ was used in comments: 14 billion
  • Happiest Geotagged Location in the World (highest use of 😊 in the caption): Disneyland Tokyo
  • Top Niche Community Trend: ASMR
  • Highest Growth Hashtag Community: #fortnite
  • Top Fandom Community: BTS (#btsarmy)
  • Top Dance Movement: #inmyfeelingschallenge
  • Top Advocacy Hashtags: #metoo (1.5 million), #timesup (597K), #marchforourlives (562K)
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Kellie Paxian
Travel Editor at Daily Hive. Specializing in yoloing, speakeasy hopping, and obnoxiously requesting "Havana" by Camila Cabello across the globe. 💃🏼

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