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Yes, believe it or not, a stock photo of an egg has become the most user liked Instagram post ever, surpassing 35-million likes at the type of writing. “I was sitting at home reading an article online about the top 20 Instagram posts of 2018. I thought it would be an interesting experiment to try and beat the record with something as basic as possible. Which led to me deciding on the egg. I guess it’s also a comment on celebrity culture and how fragile and easily cracked it is (pun intended),” said the account owner to Penn Live. Read more to see how celebrity Kylie Jenner responded to this after it broke her record for most liked post.
“The photograph, uploaded on January 4th, had the explicit aim of overtaking Jenner’s record breaking birth announcement to become the most-liked post on the service. Egg Gang’s picture of an egg appears to have cracked the viral formula, despite dozens of other accounts with names like ‘world.record.egg.official’ and ‘world_record_eqq’ scrambling to cash in on its success,” according to The Verge.