The study: The Best Time to Post on Social Media in 2019

After analyzing data from 25,000 users and covering different locations and industries, the Sprout Social platform illustrated the hours and days when engagement reaches its peak during the week.

 

Facebook

The best times to post on Facebook are Wednesday at noon and 2 p.m. and Thursday at 1 and 2 p.m.
Thursday is the best day to post on Facebook in the week.
The safest times to post include weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday has the least amount of engagement for Facebook in the week.
Evenings and early mornings have the least amount of engagement in the day.

 

Instagram

The best time to post on Instagram is Wednesday at 3 p.m., Thursday at 5 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 to 4 p.m. and Friday at 5 a.m.
Thursday is the best day to post to Instagram.
The safest times to post to Instagram are Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday is the least engaging day for Instagram.
It is recommended not to share travel photos on Saturdays on Instagram. This is the least involved day on the platform.

 

Twitter

The best time to post on Twitter is Friday 9 to 10 a.m.
Friday is the best day to post to Twitter.
The safest times to post Tweet are everyday 10 a.m. to noon.
Sunday mornings receive the least amount of engagement.

 

LinkedIn

The best time to post on LinkedIn is Wednesday 3 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday is the best day to post to LinkedIn.
Engagement varies per day, but Tuesday through Thursday rank best.
Friday through Monday receive the least amount of engagement.

To read Other
YouTube Makes Up 37% of Mobile Web Traffic Worldwide
READ MORE
Viewers don’t see 29% of TV ads
READ MORE
STUDY: 80% of consumers report chatbot experiences as positive
READ MORE