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The Festivals of Instagram
With festival season upon us, Accessorize have researched in to the most instagrammed festivals in the UK, US and Europe and plotted them on wanderlust-worthy maps.
Burning Man has hit the USA top spot with the most Instagram pictures taken in 2016 totaling in at a whopping 88,773 snaps. Yep, that’s more than 411 photos uploaded to Instagram every hour over the course of the festival and over 6 per minute!
The power of social media is apparent, but the data collected is amazing. The capacity of the Burning Man festival actually holds 70,000 festival goers – but the total pictures posted to Instagram was just over 88,000.
The USA top ten most hyped festivals according to the world of Insta are as follows:
With festivals being the latest trend of events, is there room for them to boost our economy?
Check out how powerful the social media platform Instagram can be, it opens up the opportunity to not only mapping those photos around the world – but didn’t you always wonder what events would be like before you turned up? For you to actually turn up to a one man band… it’s now allows us to build up the excitement to attending our favourite festival – but it gives us an insight into what we can expect from the event.
Check out the handy maps, and plan your next festival to whichever one takes your fancy – you can flick through to see what you can expect, and prepare for next year’s events.