To officially wave goodbye to 2020, Instagram users are jumping on a trend to see their top nine posts throughout the past year.

It’s no secret that the last 12 months have been unusual – for anyone living on the planet right now. So, it hasn’t been a typical year for social media users who would usually have gone out to get those Insta-worthy pics.

Now that 2020 is coming to a close, the latest trend of getting your Top 9 most-liked pictures is here – and the curiosity surrounding which posts have done well during a global pandemic is on every Instagram user’s mind.

If you’re wondering how you can jump on the bandwagon, here’s a how-to guide to use the new app which calculates your top 9 posts.

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The Top 9 Instagram trend explained

At the end of every year, Instagram users start sharing their favourite posts with their followers, to reflect on the memories of the last 12 months.

The Top 9 trend started 4 years ago, and since then, has continued to fill up our Instagram homepages as each year draws to a close.

It allows users to see their 9 most popular posts in the last year, which is shown to them in a 3×3 grid.

Then, most people join the trend by choosing to share them on social media and showcase their highlights over the last year.

How to get your Top 9 on Instagram 2020

If you have time on your hands, the long-winded way to do it would be to go through all of your posts of the year, and find out which ones did best.

However, don’t fear, as there is an app that does all the work for you!

It is called Top Nine for Instagram 2020, and you can choose to use the desktop version or download the app, depending on what you prefer.

Luckily, using the app or website isn’t complicated at all. To get your top 9, enter your Instagram handle and your most-liked posts will be selected.

Then, the app will place them into a 3×3 grid photo, which can be downloaded and uploaded to social media.

What else does the Top Nine app do?

If you want to get into the nitty gritty of your Instagram interaction and usage, the Top 9 app will also tell you the following:

  • How many photos you’ve posted in 2020.
  • The total number of likes you’ve had.
  • Your average number of likes per post.

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