Saturday, December 3, 2022

#FoodPorn2016: Top 11 Food Hashtags On Instagram

Like the Grim Reaper, Instagram was a big part of pop culture in 2016. And what would Instagram even be without hashtags? It’s how we gain more followers and let viewers know how we’re feeling (#blessed #loved) without having to actually say it. Some of the top hashtags for 2016 include: #love (980.6 million posts), #instagood (519.8 million posts) and #photooftheday (374 million posts). But when it comes to being a #foodie (nearly 50 million posts) who likes to take photos of #foodporn (107 million posts) we dug deep to find the top 11 hashtagged foods. These numbers are always rising, but as of RIGHT THIS VERY SECOND, this is how they stack up.

1. #cake

41,308,990 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmqqGOAnZY

2. #pizza

23,298,051 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmR_hRBRwf

3. #icecream

23,138,069 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmQ8qRBY7D

4. #sushi

15,970,424 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmlB70AvZ5

5. #chicken

14,141,524 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOlf9rNAvlB

6. #fruit

14,053,430 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmvma0D-Ps

7. #cupcakes

12,664,782 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOlTvmOh664

8. #cheese

12,052,168 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm3DtLhXen

9. #salad

11,930,263 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmk9GhB3_E

10. #cookies

11,488,973 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm3TllgdLv

11. #strawberry

11,209,400 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOl_NoNjrVP

When it comes to beverages, here’s how our favorites rank:

1. #coffee

59,161,696 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm5nVXj4aM

2. #beer

37,075,745 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm5NGYg0Ep

3. #wine

25,394,669 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BM5oYGJhHPJ

Here are the top 5 cuisines: 

1. #bbq

13,016,911 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmwFmQjDN8

(It should be noted that #barbecue got an additional 1.4 million posts)

2. #seafood

6,895,887 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOlohSzBQOC

3. #veganfood

4,749,748 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOfuXwXhl8-

4. #japanesefood

4,502,744 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmDEeKDcgI

5. #italianfood

3,141,551 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmYv1HAVHg

Top 5 meals:

1. #brunch

12,165,182 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmzZ2Ng3EV

2. #dinner

59,010,101 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm63hdDlif

3. #breakfast

52,558,343 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOiBbgChzDW

4. #lunch

44,795,614 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOmolTEBFtH

5. #dessert

26,013,322 posts

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOm7YEog1vm

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