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What are the best times to post on social media?

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When it comes to posting on various social media platforms, timing is everything. A well-timed post could have a great reach and attain a high level of engagement. Estimating the best time to post on social media depends on user behavior.

Based on few industry reports and insights, the following are projected to be the best to post on social media:

Best time to Post on Facebook are at 9 am, 11 am, and 1 pm. The best days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On weekends, 9 am to 3 pm is considered to be a safe time period for posting content.

The least favorable times to post on Facebook are before 7 am and after 5 pm, while Tuesday enjoys the least amount of engagement in the entire week.

Best time to Post on Instagram are 1 pm, 5 pm, and 7 pm. The best day to post is Friday and Wednesday.

The unfavorable time to post on Instagram would be before 3 am and after 11 pm, whereas Sunday sees the least amount of post engagement.

Best time to connect with Twitter followers are 9 am, 12 pm, and 6 am. The best days are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

The unfavorable time to publish tweets are after 10 pm and before 4 am, while Saturday and Sunday witness the least engagement.

The best time to post on LinkedIn is between 10 am to 12 pm and the best days are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

On observing the trend that LinkedIn sees maximum activity on work days, it can be ascertained that Sunday and Saturday experience the least engagement. On the other hand, the least preferred time to post on LinkedIn is after 9 pm and before 4 am.

Best time to post on Pinterest is between 8 pm and 11 pm. Late-night activity is often observed on Pinterest with post engagement even at 3 am. The best days to post your content would be the weekend, that is, Saturday and Sunday.

Pinterest observes a lull during work hours and a bad day would normally be on the weekdays.