Instagram Releases Its 2017 Stats For Most Liked, Followed, Etc

I didn’t make Instagram’s “Most-Followed” list this year, but there’s always next! I have high hopes.

By Cody Briana on November 30, 2017
(Photo By: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

I didn’t make Instagram’s “Most-Followed” list this year, but there’s always next! I have high hopes. The app released 2017’s stats for most-liked posts, most-watched videos, most-Instagrammed locations, and much more. I’m surprised by some of them. You?

Check them out below!

Most-liked posts of 2017:

Beyoncé (@beyonce) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Beyoncé (@beyonce) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –

Most-liked celebrity videos of 2017:

Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Leo Messi (@leomessi) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Leo Messi (@leomessi) –
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) –
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) –
Emilia Clarke (@emilia_clarke) –

Top hashtags of 2017:


Most-Instagrammed cities of 2017:

New York, New York
London, United Kingdom
Moscow, Russia
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Paris, France
Los Angeles, California
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jakarta, Indonesia
Istanbul, Turkey
Barcelona, Spain

Most-Instagrammed locations of 2017:

Disneyland, Anaheim, USA
Times Square, New York City, USA
Central Park, New York City, USA
Tour Eiffel, Paris, France
Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan
Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Orlando, USA
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, USA
Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, USA
Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, USA

Most-followed celebrities of 2017:

Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) – 130M+ Followers
Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) – 116M+ Followers
Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) – 115M+ Followers
Beyoncé (@beyonce) – 108M+ Followers
Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) – 104M+ Followers
Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) – 104M+ Followers
Kylie Jenner (@kyliejenner) – 99.5M+ Followers
Dwayne Johnson (@therock) – 96M+ Followers
Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) – 93.9M+ Followers
Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) – 84.8M+ Followers

Celebrities who gained the most followers in 2017:

Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) – 30M+ New Followers
Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) – 24M+ New Followers
Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) – 22M+ New Followers
Kylie Jenner (@kyliejenner) – 23M+ New Followers
Dwayne Johnson (@therock) – 22M+ New Followers
Leo Messi (@leomessi) – 21M+ New Followers
Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) – 20M+ New Followers
Beyoncé (@beyonce) – 17M+ New Followers
Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) – 16M+ New Followers
Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) – 15M+ New Followers

Hashtags that increased most in popularity throughout 2017:


Accounts with the Most-viewed Instagram Stories of 2017
Methodology: Verified accounts with over 5 million followers who garnered the most views on Instagram Stories in 2017 (January 1 – present, global)

LeLe Pons (@lelepons)
Neymar Jr. (@neymarjr)
Olga Igorevna Buzov (@buzova86)
Kim Kardashian (@kimkardashian)
Amanda Cerny (@amandacerny)
Chiara Ferragni (@chiaraferragni)
Maluma (@maluma)
Anitta (@anitta)
Ariana Grande (@arianagrande)
Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash)

Most-used Instagram Filters of 2017:


Most-used Instagram Stories Face Filters:


Most-followed Pets on Instagram in 2017:

jiffpom (@jiffpom) – Pomerian, US
nala_cat (@nala_cat) – Cat, US
Doug the Pug (@itsdougthepug) – Pug, US
Marutaro (@marutaro) – Shiba Inu, JP
Grumpy Cat (@realgrumpycat) – Cat, US
Marnie the Dog (@marniethedog) – Shih Tzu, US
Tuna (@tunameltsmyheart) – Chihuahua, US
Juniper&Fig (@juniperfoxx) – Fox, US
Lil BUB (@iamlilbub) – Cat, US
Loki (@loki_the_wolfdog) – Husky, US

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