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Does anyone really know what's going on

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by pauluca82, May 21, 2017.

  1. pauluca82

    pauluca82 Registered Member

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    Hi,

    (First of all sorry for my english)

    I do not know what's happening lately with instagram but my engagement is falling in the last few days. I know that my fashion niche is saturated, and that growing a personal account is very difficult, but every day I visit an account like mine and its growth is very fast. I've looked at it in socialblade as well.

    I try to read and learn everything I can from this community. But I read many different ideas ... For some, botting is bad and instagram penalizes and it may result in a banning of the account ... others say that powerlikes and shoutouts no longer work, others that buy followers and likes is not good either. I have also read that engaging in engagement groups can result in a shadowban and things like that ... I also read that it is not good to use 30 hashtag and they should go in the caption.

    Can anyone really give me some light and help me with this?

    I've thought about paying someone who can help me, But in the end it's always the same, false followers ...

    Thank you so much for reading this far.
     
  2. gramschi

    gramschi Registered Member

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    It's not only your problem but also many people experience same situation..even non-latin language instagram account.. Maybe instagram are doing something weird
     
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  3. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well, if you really read a lot about instagram on here, this shouldn't be a surprise to you. Just search for the first mentions of "engagement drop" in the section and you'll see that it's not a new issue at all. It's just that you managed to avoid it until now.
     
  4. pauluca82

    pauluca82 Registered Member

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    Yes, I know that this has been happening all over the last few months, I explained my problem to make a small introduction. I think you can understand that my intention is that, if not, excuse me. I do not know how to explain it better, english is not my native language. Thanks anyway.
     
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    elavmunretea Elite Member

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    Bots probably made up about 70-80% of your engagement at the start. Seriously.

    Now that fewer people are botting (This would happen anyway as you get bigger) your engagement is falling.

    Simple as that really.
     
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  6. maltedgo

    maltedgo Newbie

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    I feel some niche's are just bots liking one another.
     
  7. davids355

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    That's why I always avoided instagram :)
     
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    ncwiz Newbie

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    One thing for fact, a lot of bots are getting banned.
     
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    They update the thing everyday , they update it so much even the app is becoming buggy
     
  10. LAbcn

    LAbcn Newbie

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    I have the theory, that the issue "engagement dropped" is actually directly linked to the ban of the bots. Maybe most of the engagement was going from the bots
     
  11. gramschi

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    Most of the bots leave footprint..
     
  12. marketingmagnif

    marketingmagnif Junior Member

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    Yep, bot accounts are getting booted so that is why engagment seems to be dropping
     
  13. pauluca82

    pauluca82 Registered Member

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    Thank you all for answering! Do you believe that engagement groups harm the visibility of the account or damage the account in any way?