Happy #SocialMediaDay 2018! Today the internet is celebrating the 9th year since it’s creation by media company Mashable in 2010.
Originating in the United States, Social Media Day has grown and grown over the time, and is now acknowledged worldwide as the day to celebrate the impact social media has had on global communication.
So this year we bring you 7 records, both new and longstanding (but pretty awesome), so you can figure out about the biggest milestone moments in social media’s history.

1. Most liked image on Instagram

Beyonce held the title for most liked Instagram post for 12 months with her post revealing the news of her pregnancy, but was overtaken by Kylie Jenner this year in February 2018 when she announced her daughter Stormi to the world.

The photo currently has a total of 17,973,991 likes.

The image was simply captioned “Stormi Webster”.

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

2. First person to reach 1 billion views on Vine

Despite its short-lived success, Vine became home to many internet success stories, including Eleonora Pons Maronese, aka Lele Pons.
Lele Pons achieve the record of First person to reach 1 billion views on Vine in July 2014.
Her Vine fame was rooted in slapstick comedy scenes and relatable scenarios.

3. Most liked message on Twitter

The Most liked message on Twitter was achieved by former US president Barack Obama. The tweet is a quote from Nelson Mandela, former South African president and prolific civil rights activist.
 
The tweet currently has 4,564,619 likes and 1,697,367 retweets.

4. First video uploaded to YouTube

The First video uploaded to YouTube was entitled “Me at the Zoo”, and was uploaded on 23 April 2005 by YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim.

5. Most followers on Twitter for an entrepreneur

We’re sure you’ve heard of Guiness next record breaker – the Most followers on twitter for an entrepreneur is held by Bill Gates, the founder of the Microsoft Corporation.

At the moment he has 46,229,348 million followers on twitter.

6. Most subscribers for an animal on YouTube

Maymo the Lemon Beagle, who holds the record for the Most subscribers for an animal on YouTube. Maymo currently has 1,941,374 subscribers, and shares his YouTube channel with his brother, Potpie, and his sister, Penny.

Watch his most famous video, which he stars in with Penny:

7. First hashtagged selfie on Instagram

On 27 January 2011 – the day Instagram introduced hashtags – Jennifer Lee (USA) added the tag #selfie to a photograph of herself that she had uploaded to Instagram 11 days earlier.

A post shared by Jennifer Lee (@jennlee) on

Here, is a bonus! 😀

Most confusing emoji

According to a study published by the University of Minnesota in April 2016, Microsoft’s “smiling face with open mouth and tightly closed eyes” was ranked as the world’s most confusing emoji, with interpretations ranging from euphoric laughter to extreme pain.

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Social Media Day 2018: Most confusing emoji

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