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Bieber Posts Most Popular Instagram of 2013

Justin Bieber posted the most popular Instagram image of the year, according to the photo-sharing site’s CEO.

The performer’s popular picture featured him and Will Smith with the caption: “Me and Uncle Will. It was posted in August and had more than 1.5 million likes by this afternoon. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom revealed the news on the Today show Friday.

Bieber Instagram

Systrom also listed out the most popular hashtags of the year, which included #love in the No. 1 slot followed closely by #food and #tbt (or throw-back Thursday).

The Facebook-owned site also revealed a list of the year’s most popular locations and cities for Instagrams. U.S. locations, including New York, took a number of the top slots, but Instagram pointed out in a blog post that around 60 percent of Instagram users share photos and videos from elsewhere.

The top five most popular cities:

1. New York
2. Bangkok
3. Los Angeles
4. London
5. Sao Paulo

The top five most popular locations of 2013 overall:

1. A shopping mall in Bangkok
2. Times Square
3. Disneyland in California
4. Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas
5. Disney World in Florida

Read the full lists here.

And what else does the Biebs fill his Instagram stream with? Let’s just say it’s a lot of selfies, baseball hats and shirtless moments for his 12 million followers.


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