Surprising and Crazy Social Media Facts 2020-2021

Last year there have been many changes in our lives, our behaviour and preferences.

Social networks also underwent new changes, new applications, new idols and many characters that made our year different.

Here is a compilation in numbers and curiosities of what happened in 2020:

TikTok, the social media that lets you watch, create, and share videos, was the second most downloaded app in the world in 2019 and the most downloaded app in July 2020 (Sensortower, 2020).

Young people find this app unique, they enjoy dancing and goofing around music.

Charli D’Amelio has the most followers on TikTok, with more than 100 million and at only 16 years old, she’s an American dancer and social media personality, followed by Addison Rae with 79.4 million followers.

Donald Trump was the most influencial “celebrity” on Twitter 2020, followed by Narendra Modi and Taylor Swift; with multiple followers, retweets and replies.

“Musician” is the most influential profession on the platform.

There are over 3 thousand Emojis that people use every day to communicate online.

The most popular Emoji used on Twitter was this: 😂 the Face with Tears of Joy, followed by 😭 the Loudly Crying Face and ❤️ the Red Heart.

The most viewed YouTube video was “Baby Shark Dance” by Pinkfong with 8.2 billion views, followed by the track “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi, featuring Daddy Yankee.

“An egg”, a picture of…an egg, is the most liked post on Instagram, just to show how much crazy and unpredictable the social media can be, surpassing a photo from Kylie Jenner with 18 million of likes.

Today the post is liked by more than 55 million of users.

In comparison, the most followed Instagram account is @Instagram with 390m followers, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo with 275m.

Information Statistic from Brandwatch.