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Deleting non-engaging (ghost) followers

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by fade, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. fade

    fade Newbie

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    Hey guys - first post here. Great information and I really enjoy following along and gaining the information from everyone on how to build our instagram accounts. Some of you guys are ridiculous in how well you've figured this stuff out. So I imagine someone will be able to help out.

    I would like to get rid of the non-engaging followers that I have so that I can increase my engagement rate and hopefully spread out better. I'll still be using followliker to build my account in the meantime, but want to be more selective on who I allow to follow my account. I am very selective on my settings for followliker which who I follow and engage with so that I am bringing quality people on board to interact and am maintaining a decent engagement rate. It's not as good as it could be, even though my content is typically pretty good.

    A couple days a week of strictly 'unfollowing' should leave me with followers that are interacting with me consistently.

    So to get down to it:
    Things to get past:

    1. I believe the instagram settings have changed and you can only pull 120 likes from a photo or video, so I can't say the people that haven't given me likes from a 'ghost app' aren't really liking my stuff.

    2. Unfollowing people does not block them and allows them to still follow my account, so I need to find a way to block these people from my page even if they aren't unfollowing me.

    3. Figuring out who is engaging with me, and who isn't... in bulk quantities.

    If I'm not mistaken (could be), unfollowing someone if your account is private will not allow them to see your page. So if I set my account to private for a few hours before unfollowing, I could potentially get rid of the people on a scraped list if I'm currently following them.

    The biggest trick is figuring out who is engaging with me, working through a list of how to delete them off my account, and doing it in a way that isn't going to take me all day long.

    Any thoughts guys?

    Thanks!
     
  2. tux

    tux Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Everyone is looking for the same thing, no solutions exists that can do this for now
     
  3. fade

    fade Newbie

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    Would 'blocking' and unblocking them manually solve this if I were to go through my account one by one and find the people that I don't think engage with me?

    Probably why I searched and searched but couldn't find anything just yet on this topic with a solution in 2017.
     
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    tux Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Manual solutions do exist yeah and theoretically it should work
     
  5. nightclubpromo

    nightclubpromo Regular Member

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    iOS cleaner app works great for me
     
  6. fade

    fade Newbie

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    Anyone know of any manual ways I can scrape all of my users, get their information exported to a CSV with information like: posts, followers, followings, latest post, etc? or does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  7. tux

    tux Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Manually getting them one by one is possible, exporting them isn't. Several apps on playstore to do the same
     
  8. Immorra

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    PM me i can helped you
     
  9. rodol

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    It could solve that problem but it will create a new one.

    Blocking so many people from one account flags that account in IG eyes, Your exposure will drop as engagement.
     
  10. punisher707

    punisher707 Newbie

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    I found this website on this forum a while ago and bookmarked it. It costs money but will save you time, however I have never used it but the reviews seem great. https://spamguardapp.com/ It automatically deletes spam accounts and people who aren't engaging with your photos.
     
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    djpabloh Registered Member

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    Hi have an app for iphone called "Cleaner" or Followers Cleaner" the icon is a grid with a picture icon, heart icon and trash icon with a degraded background and with this app i can sort my followers by the last like on my photos and other things can maybe you use for your ig.
    :D
     
  12. fxmanaged

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    Use socialrank.com. It's great to analyze your follower data. They have a free account, but if you want to download followers, you'll need a paid account.
     
  13. dilonious

    dilonious Junior Member

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    I'm on day two of using this app: https://www.appannie.com/en/apps/ios/app/1019607006/

    It found 12k ghost followers on my 47k account, I've been able to block/unblock about 500 so far. I don't want to push limits on how many I do per hour/day. (Maybe I already am?)

    My interaction is currently roughly the same. I usually get 1200 likes per photo. I'm excited to hopefully see that increase.