Per usual, 2015 accounted for another year that sneakers took over Instagram. But what brands were the most Liked over the past 12 months? Thanks to Dan Freebairn, aka KickPosters, we can now share with you exactly which brands were most Liked — and the results may surprise you. We find the most intriguing statistic is that Nike came in third in total Likes (nearly 30 million), while adidas Originals landed at number one with close to 80 million Likes, and Vans second with over 40 million.
Rounding out the top five, Jordan Brand was number four (over 20 million) and Nike Sportswear number five (roughly 20 million).
In reference to average likes per followers, these results were even more surprising. Vans took the top spot here, while New Balance followed, and adidas Originals came in third. ASICS and Saucony then round out the top five, respectively.
For a closer look at the most liked sneaker brands on Instagram for 2015, check out the coinciding infographics above. Any more surprises?
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