On Tuesday, Instagram the popular photo sharing app announced that users will now be able to follow specific hashtags on Instagram. What does this mean to you? You can now follow hashtags that interest you the same as they would follow a user profile.
Since Instagram is accessed primarily on mobile devices this can be tricky to determine since users can take a quick peek at their Instagram feed at anytime and anywhere. This makes it harder to determine viewing and interaction habits vs other social networking sites. Take into consideration these two major factors that will affect your own best time to post:
So how do you get your picture on the Top Post section of your chosen hashtag? Like Facebook post algorithm, Instagram Top Post algorithm is really simple. If your photo or video receives lots of comments and likes in short period of time, it has a good chance that is will go viral and get to the Top Posts page on Instagram. This post algorithm works the same for Top Location Posts.
Here is a Q& A with our founder of Instafamed Paulina (@sheispaulina): Hi Paulina, how long did it take you to get almost a million Instagram followers? I joined Instagram two years ago. When I first joined I had no idea what Instagram was really about and didn't post often. After a year I really started to be active on Instagram and posted more frequently. At this point more followers started to engage with me and it was sort of a "domino effect" from there.
Instagram has skyrocketed to over 300 million monthly active users in the last five years. Did you know that Instagram has a much higher engagement ratio in comparison to other social networks? In fact Instagram's ratio of interactions to followers was 140 times greater than Twitter according to Forrester research. How can you participate in the conversation on Instagram?
Smart car has created an interesting Instagram experience promoting the 2016 Smart Fortwo, which is designed for two people as the name suggests. Two separate Instagram accounts were created: @fortwo_jake and @fortwo_jill, with each telling half of the story. First you have to place your mobile devices side by side with your favorite sidekick to scroll through "a story of the two characters' missed connection," says Smart car.
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Guess what? Instagram top post hashtags are back and running like normal. Did anyone else experience problems with Instagram hashtags over the last couple of days? If so what did you notice?
I noticed for my last two posts on Instagram that the top hashtags are not working like usual. From my experience they are usually updated instantly and today is day three.
Do you know your Instagram lingo? If not you are not alone as many new users are having a difficult time getting on the Instagram wagon. This is why I wrote this handy guide to walk you thru the common internet slang used on Instagram so you can start hash-tagging like a pro! So you just joined Instagram and want to learn the language. If your aim is to get more likes and followers on Instagram than please read on...