118 Most Popular Instagram Hashtags 2016 (for Businesses and More!)

Popular Instagram Hashtags

21 Dec 118 Most Popular Instagram Hashtags 2016 (for Businesses and More!)

Updated August 17, 2016

Maybe you’ve been using Instagram as a marketing tool for awhile now. Or maybe you’ve been reading so much about the network’s crazy growth and engagement that you’ve decided now is the time to commit to it.

Have you thought about running an Instagram Photo Vote Contest — using ShortStack of course — or do you want to set up a clickable Instagram Gallery for your ecommerce business?

Whatever your Instagram goals, knowing how to use hashtags is essential; you can learn more about how to use Instagram for marketing here.

You might also want to take a look at how one company used ShortStack to grow their Instagram engagement by 152%!

Ok, on with the most popular hashtags for 2016 (we update this post frequently, so be sure to check back).

The most popular Instagram hashtags 2016

72. #yummy

71. #healthy

70. #instacool

69. #hot

68. #iphoneonly

67. #instapic

66. #funny

65. #Instagram

64. #night

63. #baby

62. #ootd

61. #makeup

60. #cat

59. #girls

58. #cool

57. #lol

56. #party

55. #foodporn

54. #tflers

53. #hair

52. #photo

51. #sunset

50. #vsco

49. #dog

48. #lfl

47. #pretty

46. #f4f

45. #travel

44. #sky

43. #music

42. #swag

41. #follow4follow

40. #beach

39. #beauty

38. #sun

37. #vscocam

36. #bestoftheday

35. #fitness

34. #life

33. #amazing

32. #follow4follow

31. #nofilter

30. #style

29. #instamood

28. #nature

27. #likeforlike

26. #family

25. #art

24. #food

23. #instalike

22. #igers

21. #repost

20. #smile

19. #tagforlikes

18. #fun

17. #girl

16. #instadaily

15. #friends

14. #summer

13. #like4likes

12. #picoftheday

11. #selfie

10. #me

9. #fashion

8. #followme

7. #happy

6. #cute

5. #beautiful

4. #tbt

3. #photooftheday

2. #instagood

1.#love

*according to Webstagram

To learn how ShortStack can build a custom hashtag contest for your business, email theteam@shortstacklab.

Dana Kilroy
dana@shortstacklab.com

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is ShortStack's Director of Communications and Social Media Marketing. Before joining the ShortStack team she was a writer whose work appeared in publications and sites including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc. and many other lifestyle publications. Reach her on Twitter @dsullyk.



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