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Buying followers to boost credibility?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by tpender, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. tpender

    tpender Newbie

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    What do you guys think about buying followers to boost the credibility of your account?

    I'm thinking about buying 25k to take me up to 50k followers.

    Do you think it will help encourage people to follow me back when I use FL?

    Cheers!
     
  2. power4b

    power4b Newbie

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    What's your niche? How much likes/comments you get with your current 25k followers? How many times per day do you post?
     
  3. avilux

    avilux Power Member

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    No. That's a really bad idea because engagement will suck if you suddenly double your follower numbers and likes/comments stay the same. It might discourage people actually. Plus it's just not worth it spending money on something fake. You can get 25K followers the legit way using FL relatively easy. It's just a matter of time. I've gotten a few accounts to 25K followers in a few months.
     
  4. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Regular Member

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    I partially agree with you, however the engagement will decrease if you are not being smart.

    If you buy 25k followers you also have to buy likes to the pictures you already have + the upcoming one's.

    In that case, it boosts the credibility of your accont massively and you can expect a great followback ratio!

    Just plan it out first and then go for it! :)
     
  5. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Don't do it. When users check your photo's likes to your follower's counts, it's no brainer what they will think. Also, if you are going to bot, the followers you get will mostly be inactive/botter accs.
     
  6. The SEO

    The SEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Depends upon the quality of followers to increase the credibility.
     
  7. growmyinsta

    growmyinsta BANNED BANNED

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    Buying followers can increase your credibility but social networks especially Instagram, its all about engagement (how many people are liking your pictures etc)
     
  8. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Never bought followers and never will. I've heard countless stories of accounts getting banned. So just be careful on who you buy these followers from..

    Just my 2cents.
     
  9. tpender

    tpender Newbie

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    Thanks for the advice guys - Its a personal account. I'll look into increasing my activity.
     
  10. smillsy

    smillsy Newbie

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    IIRC buying followers technically doesn't violate ToS? Hence why big businesses, celebs and even smaller businesses get away with it. There are a few legit looking sites that offer real followers for extra cost. I have been testing the waters by sending them emails and gauging the quality of their response. Also, it seems tedious & obvious, but the websites that have typos, formatting errors etc. are generally a waste of time.
     
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  11. Zenax

    Zenax Registered Member

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    Fake follows are a waste.

    Spend your time and money building really followers.
     
  12. tpender

    tpender Newbie

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    I'll message you on Skype.
     
  13. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    I liked to know what my real statistics are in relation to followers and engagement plus comparing them to related accounts to see how well I'm doing so I wouldn't do it if I were you.
     
  14. Insecta

    Insecta BANNED BANNED

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    it depends on your niche