Australia’s most-tagged place on Instagram in 2022 has been revealed, along with the country’s most-used hashtags and emojis.
Australia’s Year in Review report by Instagram crowned Melbourne as the country’s most-tagged place for the year, with Sydney not far behind in second. Brisbane, Perth and the Gold Coast rounded out the top 5.
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Melbourne also featured in the hottest hashtags of the year alongside #photography, #love and #art.
Sydney had a victory of its own with the Sydney Opera House securing first place for most-tagged ‘Aussie icon’, while the city’s famous Bondi Beach was the most-tagged beach in the country.
Aussies used the red love heart emoji the most in 2022 and the Harry Styles hit “As It Was” the most in Reels.
Instagram also predicted the trends it believes will take center stage in 2023, such as: B. a focus on sustainable fashion and activism.
“By 2023, more Gen Z members will be using their dollars to support causes and communities,” the report said.
“While 30% of Gen Z are old enough to vote, teens are using platforms like Instagram to vote with their wallets.”
When asked to summarize the year 2023 in one word, Gen Z’s top responses were healing, energy, and main character energy.
Naomi Shepherd, industry director at Meta Group, said Australians “continue to pioneer new areas of expression and cultural curation around the world”.
“Australians love Instagram, and Gen Z trending data for 2022 shows that Instagram continues to be where culture is made and trends are made,” she said.
“2022 was a year for Australians to inspire their communities, set trends, share their creativity and grow their audiences on Instagram.”
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