Our social media team spends more time exploring the Shutterstock collection than almost any other department. Every day, we’re curating dozens of images to share on all of our social pages. As the year comes to a close, it’s always interesting to look back and see which images had the most shares, likes, and re-blogs. Sometimes a stunning image just goes viral, but other times we’re able to see trends emerge from what has been the most popular over a span of 12 months.
This year, we saw purple and reddish hues, and soft, morning light perform well all across our social-media channels. We also learned how much our followers love animals, but surprisingly it was also the deer, frogs, and jellyfish that caught your attention — not just the puppies and kittens!
Want to see what was popular last year?
Take a look at our 10 most viral images of 2013 »