Pro Photo Daily - Around the Net | Culture Watch: The Louvre and Beyonce Were Instagram Winners in 2017

By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: Dec. 6, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

Instagram has revealed the locations, tags, and accounts that were most popular this year, and, notes The Art Newspaper,the big winners were Beyonce and the Louvre in Paris, which was the “most Instagrammed museum” in the world in 2017. (Never underestimate the power of a selfie with the Mona Lisa!) The Louvre beat out the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which took the number two and three spots among museums. In the United States. Beyoncé’s twin pregnancy announcement, accompanied with a floral photo by artist Awol Erizku, was the most liked Instagrammed photo in 2017.