Instagram 2016. Results of the Year.

Year 2016 was efficient for Instagram and their users. In this last day of 2016 year we want to remember all important events and collect some result.

Audience growth.

Audience of Instagram is growing consistently. Instagram has 600M monthly active users in December. The growth is +100M active users for last half of a year.

Instagram growth

Also we can see consistent growth of followers on official account.

instagram followers 2016


Instagram changed design and made new logo.

instagram new logo

instagram new design

New features

Instagram launched new features, including:

  • internal analytics;
  • saved posts (bookmarks);
  • stories;
  • likes for comments;


Top Instagram users

Top-3 most followed users are: Instagram, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift.

top 3 instagram most followed


But situation with most liked users is different.
Here is top-3 by average likes counts per post: Lionel MessiSelena Gomez, Ariana Grande


Most commented users have almost no intersections with most followed and most liked.
Instagram top-3 by average comments count per post: Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Neymar Jr

instagram most commented 2106

You can always see live statistic in our Instagram top.


Top Instagram posts

This is the most liked post 2016 on Instagram

View this post on Instagram

when your lyrics are on the bottle 😛 #ad

A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on

And the most commented one

View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on


Both posted by @selenagomes.  We already reviewed top 10 most liked and most commented posts in article on medium.

Happy New Year! We wish you more followers in 2017 🙂

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