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Instagram's Year In Review sees heart emoji top the charts

It was used in comments over 14 billion times.

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MUMBAI: Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing platform Instagram has released its ‘Year In Review’ 2018 report, sharing all the different ways Instagram's global community expressed itself to get closer to the people – and things – they love.

As per the report, Heart Love Sticker by Arata was the most-used Giphy sticker in stories, while Heart Eyes was the most-used Face Filter in Stories. In feed, the heart emoji was used in comments over 14 billion times.

The ASMR became the top niche community trend of the year while the game Fortnite also saw explosive growth with #fortnite being the fastest growing hashtag globally. BTS “Army” became the top fandom community on the platform. #inmyfeelingschallenge was the biggest viral dance challenge of the year, as revealed by the report.

The year's top advocacy hashtags were #metoo (1.5 million), #timesup (597K) and #marchforourlives (562K).

Across India #love secured the top spot when it came to the most used hashtag which was closely followed by #instagood and #fashion. Beyond this, the highest growth hashtag in India was #lovequotes.

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