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A very easy question to help me on day 5 of my journey!

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by TheNoobGuy, May 30, 2016.

  1. TheNoobGuy

    TheNoobGuy Junior Member

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    Hey guys, I have started my own instagram journey, today is my 5th day, and I am facing a question. What's the right way to unfollow and how many unfollows should I do, and at what intervals in order to stay safe.

    In these 4 days gone by, I've managed to follow 2900+ people and 880+ followed me back.

    I wanna get that following count down to the minimum level possible without being flagged. And want my follower count to be stable.

    Looking forward to some professional advice. Thanks in advance. :)

    PS: just a heads up, everything I'm doing is "Manual". I'm not using any tools or bots or any such thing. :)
     
  2. W9go

    W9go Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    good luck ..... i use a bot and unfollow 700 a day maximum - but with a bot

    manually nobody does ;)
     
  3. TheNoobGuy

    TheNoobGuy Junior Member

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    Hahaha, I understand, but sadly I had decided to do everything manually to make sure I don't get flagged. Moreover, I'm using my phone to get this done. I'm trying to keep it 100% human, to increase interaction and engagement with my followers. I'm hoping to grow it slowly but steadily, and don't wanna get slapped with a ban just coz I wasn't patient. :(
     
  4. Skyissthelimit

    Skyissthelimit Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Try to make new account in the same niche and on the second account you can do everything on bot, even if you get banned you have your first account :)
     
  5. TheNoobGuy

    TheNoobGuy Junior Member

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    I'll be increasing the number of accounts over time, this is just the beginning. I'm planning to make a living by doing Internet marketing and trust me, my expenses are a bit on the higher side. :D

    I'm gonna devote a full year to this, and then analyse my progress, will keep doing everything consistently without giving up and once I'm past a year, I'll decide whether this is going well or do I need to move elsewhere. :)
     
  6. KenTZ

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    You say this, yet you follow about 800 people per day.

    Following in the 700-1,000 range is a danger zone. Not everybody gets a ban in this range, but many people do and it's not quite clear why.
     
  7. TheNoobGuy

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    What gets them banned is probably inhuman behaviour. My interactions are perfectly human. M not using any automated bot or stuff to manage my page. I didn't even get any warning, moreover most ppl said I'm pretty safe with that rate, considering that I'm not working at night :)
     
  8. Erald

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    I think you already has been flagged for getting banned, You can not follow more than 200-300 per day on new account . No meter you are or you aren't using bot. Also for the unfollowing question , no more that 40/hour and 300/day.
     
  9. TheNoobGuy

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    As far as I've read the threads of instagram pros, they suggest 30/hr follow rate is safe, when working 24hrs a day. That implies 720 follows a day to b safe.

    I followed 400 ppl on day 1, then increased it, now I stopped following yesterday, and I'm unfollowing slowly. If my account is flagged with so much engagement, and so many real likes and comments, it would be highly unfortunate.
     
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  10. Erald

    Erald Newbie

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    I'm talking from my own experience, not long time ago i created an account with number and email verification and in the first week i was following 1000 people and around 500 people was following back, photos were 100-150 likes , and about 3-4 comments , than in day 7 or 8 I don't rally remember i got banned. I managed to get it back with photo verification , but the traffic was is very low after that.
     
  11. TheNoobGuy

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    You didn't get a temporary ban? Directly permanent ban? That's awkward :(
     
  12. Erald

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    Yeah i know, but good luck you. Hope you have success ;)
     
  13. TheNoobGuy

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    Lol. Thanks for ruining my hopes though :p
     
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    Hope you have success ;) good luck you.
     
  15. TheNoobGuy

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    Thank you. :)
     
  16. YoLoSwaGMaAN

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    a year ago i used to follow/unfollow manually then when i got FL and when insta wasn't as strict i easily used to follow unfollow 3k a day.....ugh..those were the days but now they gotten strict, eventhough you say youre humane, no real person follows like 700 i used crowdfire back then for manual work btw
     
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  17. TheNoobGuy

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    What's crowdfire? And I can unfollow 400 ppl at least?
     
  18. YoLoSwaGMaAN

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    its an app for smartphones and yea if u dont do it too quickly
     
  19. TheNoobGuy

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    Okay, I'll look it up in appstore. Hopefully that will help me in the process. Thank u :)
     
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    Uh idk if you know this but Crowdfire is removing its Copy Followers feature because of IG changing its policy starting June 1.
     
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