Instagram Rich List 2022: Ronaldo holds top spot while earning over $2m per post

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores the top spot in the list for the second year running in Hopper HQ's annual Instagram Rich List, earning $2.39m per post, a 49% increase since last year.

The list, based on internal and publicly available data, reveals the platform’s highest-earning names, including celebrities, athletes, or influencers covering fitness, beauty and lifestyle.

In second place is Kylie Jenner, jumping from fourth place in 2021, with a 22% increase in her...

Brits are among the world’s most active Instagram users

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The 2022 Instagram Engagement Report, produced by Hubspot and social listening and media monitoring platform, Mention, has found that, among the 1.3 billion active users on Instagram, the UK came in third place as the country with the most posts published in 2021.

Engagement in the UK and Ireland surpassed last year’s global average, coming in at 5.43%, nearly double the global average of 2020 at 2.26%. The report findings this year saw that cities with smaller populations...

Home Office spent £23,000 on social media ads to stop Channel crossings

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The UK’s Home Office has spent more than £23,000 on social media advertisements targeting potential migrants in France, a freedom of information request has revealed.

The adverts, which told people not to cross the Channel, ran on Facebook and Instagram between December 2020 and April 2021.

However, since the five-month campaign ended, more than 7,000 people have gone on to cross to the UK in small boats, according to data compiled by the Press...