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Full Guide of Using Instagram Hashtag

-- Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Instagram is one of the most popular applications that allow users to share their beautiful and interesting photos. If you have ever posted any photos or videos on Instagram, you may not strange for the Instagram hashtag. This article would show you more details of the hashtag so that you can benefit from. Please continue to read.

Part 1: What Is Instagram Hashtag?

The hashtags help organize and categorize image and video contents on Instagram. Normally, a hashtag would be a word or phrase that may combines numbers, letters or emoji. You can find lots of hashtags but to add the proper ones is a really important part so that your posts can be discoverable to anyone searching the hashtag. How likely it is to be seen by other people depends on how popular your post is, how often the hashtag is used, and how strong your following is.

Instagram Hashtag

It is not true that the more hashtags you add the more users it can expose to. Instagram limits the number of hashtags to thirty in order to prevent photos from being mis-tagged. In other words, some of the hashtags are filtered to prevent spamming.

Part 2: Why You Need to Use Hashtag?

Have you ever felt confused why your pictures could only cover few people? In other words, only few people can see and enjoy your beautiful photos. What a pity! How to solve it? The Instagram hashtag can help.

Instagram hashtag helps you to sort out the photos and video contents according to different theme and in this way, your photos or account would be exposed to large and targeted audiences with the right hashtag. People are able to see your photos by going through the specify theme. For instance, the Tinypeopleinbigplaces is one of the hashtags that the Instagram users would like to add when they want to express the idea - human is tiny when standing in the big world. And the hashtag Bwsociety would be used for the photos that are black and white. If you want to get more likes or attract more new followers, you surely need to make yourself more discoverable on Instagram and adding the relative hashtags would increase engagement so that the users can discover the contents.

Part 3: How to Add Instagram Hashtag?

As you can see above, adding the proper Instagram can help your post more reachable and discoverable on the corresponding hashtag page. If you’re running an Instagram campaign, having a brand hashtag will help drive participation and engagement. It will also organize all the posts that are tagged with it on a hashtag page.

Add Instagram Hashtag

1. Take or upload a photo or video.

If you want to add hashtags to a post you've already uploaded, tap the three dots in the top right corner of your screen and select Edit.

If you're taking a new photo or video, use the circle button to take it. Choose the filters and do any editing if needed.

2. Add tags in the description. Keep your tags relevant.

3. Tap OK at the top of the screen.

4. Tap Share. Your tagged photo/video should now be in circulation!

Now you may get more knowledge about the Instagram hashtag and please try to use the proper ones and check if the posts can get more likes or followers or not. If you have any question, please leave us a message below!

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.