Instagram has published its "Year in Review" data which showcases the platform's global community of 800 million users focusing on kindness, family and unity in 2017, following many challenges and hardships worldwide encompassing politics, natural disasters and terrorist attacks.
Reflected by the most-liked posts and videos of the year, a few of this year's top moments included Beyoncé sharing the news of her pregnancy, Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating the birth of his newborn twins and the support Selena Gomez received after her successful kidney transplant.
In addition, this year's themes of kindness and unity also pulled through in some other top data findings, such as #love being the world's top Instagram hashtag and the "happiest place on Earth" (Disneyland Anaheim, CA) is the world's top-geotagged location of 2017.
Check out the full rundown below.
Top hashtags of 2017: #love #fashion #photooftheday #photography #art #beautiful #travel #happy #nature #picoftheday
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) – 104.9M+ 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
Most-liked photos of 2017:
Most-liked celebrity videos of 2017:
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 grew the most in popularity throughout 2017: #photography #2017 #travel #instagood #art #instagram #memes #travelphotography #photo #photographer
Accounts with the Most-viewed Instagram Stories of 2017: Lele Pons (@lelepons) Neymar Jr. (@neymarjr) Olga Igorevna Buzova (@buzova86) Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) Amanda Cerny (@amandacerny) Chiara Ferragni (@chiaraferragni) Maluma (@maluma) Anitta (@anitta) Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash)
Most-used Instagram Filters of 2017: Clarendon Gingham Juno Lark Moon
Most-used Instagram Stories Face Filters: Puppy Bunny Koala Genius Love
Most-Instagrammed cities of 2017: New York, New York Moscow, Russia London, United Kingdom 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 Disney Resort, 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 Pets on Instagram in 2017: Jiffpom (@jiffpom) - Pomeranian, US - 7M Followers Nala (@nala_cat) - Cat, US - 3.5M Followers Doug the Pug (@itsdougthepug) - Pug, US - 3M Followers Shibainu Maru (@marutaro) - Shiba Inu, JP - 2.6M Followers Grumpy Cat (@realgrumpycat) - Cat, US - 2.4M Followers Marnie the Dog (@marniethedog) - Shih Tzu, US - 2.1M Followers Tuna (@tunameltsmyheart) - Chiweenie, US - 1.9M+ Followers JuniperFoxx (@juniperfoxx) - Fox, US - 1.9M Followers Lil Bub (@iamlilbub) - Cat, US - 1.6M+ Followers Loki (@loki_the_wolfdog) - Husky, US - 1.6M Followers
Also, Instagram launched a new "Remix" feature that lets you draw on your friends’ photos.