The Most Used Hashtag Emoji on Instagram is... (Infographic)

Recently, Instagram allowed emojis to be hashtag-able. According to new data from Curalate, Instagram users really love this feature.


Recently, Instagram allowed emojis to be hashtag-able. According to new data from Curalate, Instagram users really love this feature.

Single-use emojis have been hashtagged more than 6.4 million times. The top 100 most popular emojis account for 72 percent of this total.

The most-used hashtag emoji? The heart. The next two most popular also have love, as the smiley face with hearts and the kissy face with a heart are the two next most-used.

Curalate also found that the top 10 most frequently used emojis are from the first cluster of icons — meaning convenience really plays a role in how Instagram users select emojis.

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