This is a great info graphic to include in your social media strategy.
Its report was based an analysis of 17.5 million social media posts made by 17,737 brands on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Brand posts made to Instagram garner the most engagement (likes, comments, etc.) at 7 PM EST, on average, and on Fridays, the analysis found.
Brands’ Pinterest pins also perform best on Fridays, though they register the highest engagement levels around 1 AM EST.
In contrast, brand LinkedIn posts perform best at 9 AM EST and on Wednesdays. Brands’ Twitter posts and Facebook posts both garner the most engagement on Thursdays.
The overall best times of day and days of the week to post on social media are:
- Twitter: 5 p.m. EST, Thursday
- Facebook: 8 p.m. EST, Thursday
- LinkedIn: 9 a.m. EST, Wednesday
- Instagram: 7 p.m. EST, Friday
- Pinterest: 1 a.m. EST, Friday