Analysis of 150,000 posts from brands on Instagram found how many hashtags per photo generate the most engagement

According to research analysing 150,000 brand posts on Instagram, the optimal number of hashtags per image is:

There is only one hash tag: %+2%
Two hash tags: 2.6% up
+6%, #hashtags, and #shares
+8.9% with 4 hashtags
Five hash tags: an additional 12%.
With only six hashtags, the increase is 17.5 percent.
+23% with 7 hashtags
+21.4% with 8 hashtags
With an increase of 6.5% for using 9 hashtags


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