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Average number of comments for Instagram carousel post types 2020

A July 2020 study on the photo-sharing social media site Instagram revealed that carousel posts containing videos got the highest number of comments, with a median of 26.07 comments per post. Additionally, carousel posts that contained both videos and images received the second-highest engagement with a median of 15.99 comments per post.

Median number of comments for Instagram carousel post types as of July 2020

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period

January 2017 to July 2020

Supplementary notes

Based on an analysis of approximately 22.4 million Instagram posts, of which 2.95 million were carousels.

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