Instagram Stories are a thing now and they even get more attention than the usual feed.

Socialinsider can help you get insights for your Instagram Stories. Keep in mind that you need to authorize your Instagram profile first so you could get the data that you want.

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Key metrics:

  • Stories - The number of stories published in the selected time period.
  • Impressions - The number of impressions received for all the stories published in the selected time period.
  • Replies - The number of replies received for the stories published in the selected time period.
  • Stories by day - The day-to-day variation of the number of stories published per day in the selected time period.
  • Impressions evolution by day - The day-to-day variation of the number of impressions received for the stories published in the selected time period. The impressions are grouped by day.
  • Replies evolution by day - The day-to-day variation of the number of replies received for the stories published in the selected time period. The replies are grouped by day.
  • Day with stories - The number of days in which the profile published stories for the selected time period.
  • Stories per day - The average number of stories published per day for the selected time period. This is calculated as the total number of stories published divided by the number of days within the selected time period.
  • Average peak reach - The average number of unique accounts that you have reached each day within the selected time period.
  • Average retention rate - The average number of retention rates for all the stories published in the selected time period. This is calculated as the number of impressions received for the last story divided by the number of impressions received for the first story.
  • Peak reach rate - The highest reach you had in a day. This is shown as a percentage of the follower count.
  • Story posting times - The number of stories published by the profile on that weekday and hour for the selected time period.
  • Day with most stories - The day when the profile published the most stories during the selected time period.
  • Hour with most stories - The hour when the profile published the most stories during the selected time period.
  • Peak reach by day - The day-to-day variation of the number of unique accounts that you have reached each day within the selected time period.
  • Retention rate by number of stories per day - How many stories should I post in a day to get the best retention rate?
  • Reach - The total reach for all the stories. The reach is the number of unique Instagram accounts that have seen any story published in the selected time period.
  • Stories reach / followers rate - The stories’ reach as a percent of the follower count.
  • Best time to post by reach - When is the best time to post to get the highest reach? The best time to post on Instagram to get the highest reach based on the insights from the selected time period.
  • Day with the highest reach - The best day to post a story on Instagram to get the highest reach.
  • Hour with the highest reach - The best hour to post a story on Instagram to get the highest reach.
  • Top hashtags - The most used hashtags for the stories published in the selected time period.
  • Top hashtags by average impressions - The hashtags that bring the most impressions and that were used for the stories published in the selected time period.
  • Stats by story type - Which type of stories (image or video) performed better based on these metrics.
  • Stories reach / followers rate - The stories’ reach as a percent of the follower count.

Insights for your Instagram Stories

Best time to post a Story on your Instagram

Attention! Stories that are posts reshares or older stories reshares are not included in these metrics.

You can also sort these insights by day, in order to see the metrics for the Stories published in a specific day.

Sort Instagram Stories by day

Keep in mind:

  • Stories are available only for the period when the profile was authorized on our platform.
  • Because of Stories API limitations, Stories that are reshares are not returned by the API, and live video Stories are unavailable.
  • The Instagram API does not offer Reels access.