Culture

BTS ARMY Crowned Top Fandom in the World By Instagram

Instagram’s 2018 Year in Review also named important advocacy hashtags.

By
1,556 Hypes

BTS ARMY Crowned Top Fandom in the World By Instagram

Instagram’s 2018 Year in Review also named important advocacy hashtags.

The Instagram community is 1 billion strong – and growing. The social media site reached one billion users nearly six months ago in June and in looking back on its community, Instagram’s 2018 Year in Review celebrated those shaping our digital experience with provoking gusto.

The heart emoji was the most used, appearing 14 billion times in comments and Disneyland Tokyo was named the happiest place in the world by geotags. The ASMR community was the breakout niche community trend succeeded by soap cutting, slime popping and makeup shaving.

According to Instagram K-pop darlings BTS had the best fandom, #btsarmy. Advocacy hashtags also made an impressionable 2018 leading with #metoo, #timesup and #marchforourlives.

Preview the highlights below.

2018 Year in Review

Most Used Face Filter in Instagram Stories: Heart Eyes
Most Used Giphy Sticker on Instagram Stories: Heart Love Sticker by Arata
Number of times ❤️ was used in comments: 14 billion
Happiest Geotagged Location in the World (highest use of ? in the caption): Disneyland Tokyo
Top Niche Community Trend: ASMR
Highest Growth Hashtag Community: #fortnite
Top Fandom Community: BTS (#btsarmy)
Top Dance Movement: #inmyfeelingschallenge
Top Advocacy Hashtags: #metoo (1.5 million), #timesup (597K), #marchforourlives (562K)

Read Full Article
Image Credit
Spotify

What to Read Next

Nike Design Director Jessica Lomax on the Rise of Athleisure in Fashion
Fashion 

Nike Design Director Jessica Lomax on the Rise of Athleisure in Fashion

Take a look at the vibrant Spring 2019 Tech Pack, too.
3,519 Hypes

Kendall Jenner Is Named 'Forbes' Highest-Paid Model Again
Culture

Kendall Jenner Is Named 'Forbes' Highest-Paid Model Again

In 2018, her earnings totaled $22.5 million USD.
93,836 Hypes

These Glittery Platform Dr. Martens Are the Ultimate '90s Boots
Footwear

These Glittery Platform Dr. Martens Are the Ultimate '90s Boots

Perfect for party season.
16,284 Hypes

Nike's Air Force 1 "True Berry" Is Our Favorite Flavor This Winter
Footwear

Nike's Air Force 1 "True Berry" Is Our Favorite Flavor This Winter

A juicy addition to your sneaker rotation.
7,717 Hypes

Ariana Grande Just Quietly Dropped Her New Track, "imagine"
Music

Ariana Grande Just Quietly Dropped Her New Track, "imagine"

The follow up to “thank u, next.”
2,718 Hypes

Nike's Next VaporMax Is Blue Ice
Footwear

Nike's Next VaporMax Is Blue Ice

Preview the new silhouette in “Teal Tint.”
1,121 Hypes

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep updated on the latest news.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.

Help Support Us

We need ads to keep the website running and to continue providing free news to our readers. We'd appreciate your support by whitelisting HYPEBAE on your ad blocker.

If you have already whitelisted us, simply refresh this page. To find out how to whitelist us, click the button below.

Back

Add Us to Whitelist

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBAE ads. Most ad blockers have similar whitelisting steps and settings. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Adblock Plus

  1. Click on the red ABP icon in the upper right corner of your browser.
  2. Click “Enabled on this site” to disable ad blocking for the current site. In Firefox click “disable on HYPEBAE”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

Adblock

  1. Click the AdBlock hand icon.
  2. Click “Don’t run on pages on this domain”.
  3. A new “Don’t run AdBlock on…” dialog may be displayed in the middle of the screen.
  4. Move the “Site” slider to the right. After that, click “Exclude”.
  5. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

uBlock

  1. Click the uBlock icon.
  2. Click the large blue “power” button in the menu that appears to whitelist the current website.
  3. Reload the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

Firefox Browser

Firefox Tracking Protection may activate our whitelist notice, which can be disabled temporarily for a browsing session by clicking the shield icon in the URL bar and following the instructions.

Disconnect

  1. Click the Disconnect icon.
  2. Click “Whitelist site”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.