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Top 10 Most Liked Instagram Posts

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Sorry Kylie, but the most liked post on Instagram is now an egg.

Instagram has over 500 million active daily users. Every second of every day, people like photos posted from their favorite brands, friends, celebrities, and influencers. While some users battle for the most likes through posting content, others simply enjoy engaging with the content on their feed. But why do likes really matter? Well, Instagram helps drive the economy. The highly followed influencers you know and love use their platforms to share products and brands straight to your feed. Likes fuel the economy through the power of marketing. If you were wondering what posts receive the most attention on Instagram, you have come to the right place. In this blog, we will give you a rundown on the most liked Instagram posts. From your favorite celebrities to the most popular egg in the world, you will not be disappointed! 

  1. World Record Egg

On January 4, the world came together to break the world record for the most liked picture on Instagram by liking a photograph of an egg. With 53.7 million likes, the egg successfully became the most liked photos on Instagram by a landslide. The egg beat out Kylie Jenner’s most liked picture on Instagram by 35 million likes in January of 2019. The caption of the most liked post read, “Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the current world record held by Kylie Jenner (18 million)! We got this.” 

  1. Kylie Jenner

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stormi webster 👼🏽

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The second most liked Instagram post pictures Kylie Jenner holding the hand of her newborn baby, Stormi. After keeping her pregnancy to herself, she broke the internet when she broke her silence on the pregnancy. The photo has racked up over 18 million likes and is one of Kylie Jenner’s four posts on this top 10 list. This photo once held the title of most liked photo on Instagram, until the egg challenged her claim of the world record.   

  1. XXXTentacion

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LOVE IS WAR

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With over 16 million likes, the top third most liked Instagram post is from rapper XXXTentacion before his death on June 2018. The photo picturing the rapper’s side profile still remains one of the two photos on his Instagram feed. Prior to his death, he released a music video in which he attended his own funeral… oddly eerie. 

  1. Tentree

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The World’s Most Sustainable Post ♻️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 5m likes – 500k trees ✔️ 20m likes – 1m trees ⏳ 50m likes – 🔒 100m likes – 🔒 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Join our mission to make the most sustainable post on the planet. Thank you to the millions of people who have lifted their fingers to start a movement to plant more trees. Together, we will be planting 500,000 trees in Indonesia as a result of you liking this post. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But we're not stopping here. As the number of likes on this post grows, we will unlock a new level of sustainability and plant even more trees around the world! 🌲🌎 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ like count: 15,571,209

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The caption says it all: “the world’s most sustainable post.” This is the most unique picture, in that for every 5 million likes, 500,000 trees are planted. With over 15 million likes, this post has achieved spot number four on our list, all while causing 1.5 million trees to be planted in Indonesia. The photo is simple, picturing a small tree on a green backdrop with text that reads, “double-tap to plant a tree.” In 2019, we are translating Instagram likes to forests!  

  1. Selena Gomez

The fifth most liked Instagram post belongs to Selena Gomez. It is a photo of Selena Gomez and friends on the beach celebrating her friend’s engagement. Although this photo has over 14 million likes, it has moved down in rank after the egg took over Instagram. Who knew Selena hanging with her friends could receive so much attention?  

  1. Kylie Jenner

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happy end game everyone

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Are we really surprised Kylie has multiple pictures on this “most liked Instagram posts” list? Kylie steals spot number six with a picture of her family dressed as avengers. The picture was posted around the time of the release of the movie Avengers: Endgame. The photo includes Iron Man, Captain Marvel, and Thor with a Jenner-twist! With over 13 million likes, the photo enhances the hype of the new Marvel movie, courtesy of Kylie. 

  1. Justin Bieber

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Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

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Justin and Hailey Bieber are #GOALS. In his recent post revealing their engagement, Justin pours his heart out in a heartfelt caption confessing his love for Hailey. The photo pictures Hailey kissing Justin on the cheek and has racked up over 13 million likes. Justin writes: “My heart is completely and fully yours and I will always put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else.” Are you crying yet?

  1. Kylie Jenner

Another Kylie post! For Travis Scott’s birthday, Kylie posted a heartfelt caption that included some juicy hints. In the recent post, she says: “Lets f*** around and have another baby.” Could Stormi be gaining a sibling soon? The photo has gained over 13 million likes and is quickly rising in the ranks as one of the most liked Instagram posts after being posted in April. 

  1. Kylie Jenner

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my angel baby is 1 month old today

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Posing in a camo jumpsuit, Kylie Jenner holds baby Stormi in this highly liked post. Her caption reads: “My angel baby is 1 month old today.” The photo has received 13 million likes and counting, but who’s surprised? Kylie Jenner is currently killing it on Instagram, having over 141 million followers on Instagram and slaying every picture she posts. She’s a true force to be reckoned with.   

  1. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande posted a tribute to her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller following his death in September of 2018. Ariana Grande and Mac Miller dated for nearly two years after announcing their relationship to the world early into 2016. The news of Mac Miller’s death touched many in the music community, especially Ariana. Her post was both heartfelt and heartbreaking and became amongst the most popular posts on the gram with 12.8 million likes and counting.

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This article was written by Kyleigh Eaton

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