A Comprehensive Guide to Instagram Hashtags (With Over 120 Ideas)

Back in August 2007, when you were singing along to Umbrella (ella...ella) on the radio, Chris Messina, a product designer, suggested on Twitter that "using #(pound) for groups" could be a good idea.

The reaction on Twitter? It would never be popular because it was too geeky.

Well, 15 years later, hashtags are still widely used on social networking sites, particularly Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram, which is the topic of today's discussion.

Continue reading to discover how to use Instagram hashtags to increase your following, engage your audience, and establish your brand.

What do hashtags mean?