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Instagram turns 5! Check out the most-liked pics ever

On Oct. 6, 2010, something happened that changed the Internet: Instagram was born, and photo sharing of everything from what you were eating to who you were hanging out with to the concert you were twerking in became the new hot thing to do. (Here's the first ever Instagram, posted by CEO Kevin Systrom.)

Five years on and more than 400 million users daily, over 40 billion "likes" and 80 million photos per day later, the service we never new we needed and now can't live without is turning five!

So what's the most-liked Instagram ever? And which pics from TODAY anchors are the most popular? You're in the right place to find out.

Hold on to your hats: Here's a lot of very-popular pictures whose "likes" we expect are only going to go up!

Top five most-liked Instagrams:

1. Kylie Jenner and her heart-shaped hair (3.1M likes)

A post shared by Kendall (@kendalljenner) on

2. A cube of flowers from Kanye West to Taylor Swift (2.5M likes)

Caption: "Awwww Kanye sent me the coolest flowers!! #KanTay2020 #BFFs"

3. Taylor Swift getting a piggyback from Calvin Harris (2.5M likes)

Caption: "Friendly relations between Scotland and America."

4. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding smooch (2.4M likes)

💍

A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

5. Kylie Jenner holds up her high school diploma (2.3M likes)

Caption: "I love my mom for doing this. Thank you for making this experience as normal as possible for me. Yay I graduated :)"

TODAY anchors' most-liked Instagrams:

Matt Lauer surrounded by a bevy of talented, musical ladies (5,603 likes)

Billboard Magazine's Women In Music for 2014 and one very lucky guy! #WomenInMusic

A post shared by Matt Lauer (@mattlauernbc) on

Caption: "Billboard Magazine's Women In Music for 2014 and one very lucky guy! #WomenInMusic"

Savannah Guthrie with her family (14.5K likes)

#whyI'mthankful

A post shared by Savannah Guthrie (@savannahguthrie) on

Caption: "#whyI'mthankful"

Al Roker hanging out with Nick Jonas (6,979 likes)

Rockin' #MacysParade with @nickjonas

A post shared by Al Roker (@alroker) on

Caption: "Rockin' #MacysParade with @nickjonas"

Natalie Morales at a soccer game (8,112 likes)

"I believe that we will win!" Here we go USA! #USWNT @todayshow

A post shared by Natalie Morales (@nmoralesnbc) on

Caption: "I believe that we will win!" Here we go USA! #USWNT @todayshow

Willie Geist making pals with LL Cool J (2,939 likes)

Caption: "First tape I ever bought was LL's 'Bigger and Deffer', in the summer of '87. Last night I serenaded him with one of those tracks on "Lip Sync Battle." Crazy. @LLCoolJ"

Tamron Hall in a field of flowers (4,374 likes)

Done with work..time to relax #bluebonnets #texaswildchild Hope you have a great Sat!

A post shared by Tamron Hall (@tamronhall) on

Caption: "Done with work..time to relax #bluebonnets #texaswildchild Hope you have a great Sat!"

Hoda Kotb showing Ellen DeGeneres' classic Oscar group photo (85.9K likes)*

#ellenselfie

A post shared by Hoda Kotb (@hodakotb) on

Caption: "#ellenselfie"

* The original shot taken by DeGeneres during the 2014 Oscars has 1.3M likes, for reference.

Wrangler goes for a ride (16.5K likes)

Beep beep! Throwback Thursday: puppy driving lesson. #todayshow #todaypuppy #tbt #10and2 (via @guidingeyes)

A post shared by TODAY Puppy (@todaypuppy) on

Caption: "Beep beep! Throwback Thursday: puppy driving lesson."

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