When Are The Best Times to Post on Social Media?

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Since the evolution of social media has tremendously evolved in late 2010, all the creative content creators has to come with various plans to get the highest number of contents that reaches the viewers. Often social influencers feel overwhelmed to increase their traffic views which lead to ineffective market strategies. Over-posting, wrong target viewer, zero tactical infographic plan and many other issues have been decreasing the idea of potential content. If one knows when and how to approach their readers, they would reach a zillion views just posting towards the right people, at the right time and at the right moment.

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After research have been made through the various sites, these are the guide times for the people want to reach more viewers with less post on social media.


At an average, the weekend is the best time to engage the post with the readers at around 3 p.m. While on the weekdays, the lunch hour on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and after work were considered as the high potential period to reach audience. Tuesday is seen as the worst day to post on Facebook.


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In general, the best time to post on Instagram are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at any time other than 3 p.m to 4 p.m. It is best to post videos is 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. in any day. Contrarily with Facebook, Sunday is the worst day to post on Instagram.


Since Pinterest became a famous use to search inspiration and pictures, the best time to post is on Saturday evening between 8 p.m to 11 p.m. The late Friday evening, also tends to get engagement from viewers. Whereas, in the week, the working hours are the worst time to post using Pinterest.


Twitter users tend to scroll the app during lunch hour on a weekday. So, to gain more retweets and click through, aim to post at noon. Whereas, on the weekend Twitter is considered as the worst days to reach higher engagement.


LinkedIn is mostly used by professional networkers as their social platform. Therefore, the best time to post on LinkedIn is during working hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Weekends are considered as the bad time to post using this platform.   


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Best days to post on YouTube is from 12 p.m to 4 p.m. on a Thursday and Friday because most of the time, people tend to spend their weekend watching YouTube. 

Do share your favorite time to post on social media below.