Instagram account @world_record_egg posted a picture of an egg on Friday, January 4, 2019, with the caption;
“Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the current world record held by Kylie Jenner (18 million)!
We got this 🙌
Kylie Jenner broke the record when she posted the first picture of her daughter Stormi and got 18 million likes.
10 days later, January 14, the egg had reached 30.5 million likes. The account received a Guinness World Record on January 14, 2019.
Today the egg has topped 50 million likes with hundreds of new likes every other second.
The account has now 8.4 million followers and is verified by Instagram.