Experts reveal the best times to post on social media

The best times to post on social media
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As a content creator, you've probably wondered when the best times to post on social media are. You need to send out your posts when you have as many engaged users as possible, and this number can fluctuate during the day. To imagine those optimum times, you could think about when you're most likely to check in on your phone – or you could take expert advice from social media gurus.

Given the amount of data analysis that's done by social media companies, this information is right at your fingertips but it is changing all the time. Luckily, Sprout Social has just released a brand new set of data, which will show you the perfect times to send out your posts on Facebook and Instagram. Check the infographic out below, then check out our pick of the best social media schedulers, so you can get scheduling and see our piece on how to make social media work for you.

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.