Instagram’s #Hyperlapse Racks Up 119k Posts in First WeekJade FurubayashiBlogger ExtraordinaireSimply Measured
Last week, Instagram launched Hyperlapse, an app that creates movie-quality tracking shots and fast time-lapse videos. Since then, the masses have embraced the new feature in a big way. This is good news for Instagram, who is competing against a flurry of competitors’ latest video enhancements. Hyperlapse, however, has made a stellar debut, and we have data to back that up.
#Hyperlapse has racked up 119k total mentions in the first week
In it’s first week, the hashtag #Hyperlapse has already become the talk of the town. Not only has it been used 119k times, over 88,000 unique users have posted #hyperlapse content to Instagram.
Since the initial peak the day after the announcement, mentions of the #Hyperlapse hashtag have hardly diminished. This steady level of engagement is a great sign for the power of this tool, with users influencing others to begin utilizing it.
One surprise is the number of #Hyperlapse posts being shared off Instagram. The 119k posts have generated 36k Tweets, and more than 14k Likes, comments, and shares on Facebook.
Brands Embrace the App
Brands and celebrities are already experimenting with Hyperlapse, contributing to the massive engagement numbers. The most popular #Hyperlapse posts are by brands and people like National Geographic, Ellen, Vogue, etc. Below are 3 of the most engaging #Hyperlapse posts thus far!
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How Department Stores Are Counting Down to Black Friday on InstagramLucy HitzBlogger ExtraordinaireSimply Measured
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