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Does buying fake Instagram followers result in a ban?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by ancientaliens, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. ancientaliens

    ancientaliens Regular Member

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    Basically I want to buy Instagram followers from SEO Clerks for super cheap..

    Basically thousands of low quality bot shit followers on a brand new account..

    I only need for social proof before I start interacting with targeted users as the niche I'm going into and my strategy requires me to seem like an authority..

    Not sure if I should bother if this is a ban risk
     
  2. datsunguy

    datsunguy Supreme Member

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    Dont bother with social proof crap, fake followers ruin your account much more than its worth.
     
  3. gernozarus

    gernozarus Junior Member

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    No your account probably won't be banned but it won't reach any people cause instagram knows you bought fake followers and will punish you with limited exposure
     
  4. dsimms6

    dsimms6 Newbie

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    I just had one of my accounts banned today for unfollowing people, haha. It wasn't even a spam account, just some normal account I use.
     
  5. ancientaliens

    ancientaliens Regular Member

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    Do you mean organic exposure or I'll get ghosted and my followings won't see the notification that I followed them?
     
  6. ancientaliens

    ancientaliens Regular Member

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    Did you do a rapid unfollow? I've had accounts banned too when I did too many actions quickly
     
  7. ancientaliens

    ancientaliens Regular Member

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    Lol social proof is definitely important in IM. People gravitate to things that are already successful which other people love. This is evident in rating systems.

    Some people even take social proof to the extent of renting a lifestyle to give their audience an impression of success which obviously skyrockets conversion rates.

    I know a guy who rented a Lamborghini and a penthouse, posed as a successful trader while promoting trading affiliate programs which payout £100+ per signup and now he's a millionaire

    Not really bothered with real followers as I will have a preset of posts and only using the profile to funnel traffic by interacting with targeted users to my email & website..

    Ofcourse the follower to following ratio is important here as I'd rather not look like a noob to these people with me having 1000 following and only 50 followers.. I rather look like a God with 100 following and 10,000+ fake social proof followers.. Not trying to grow an account long-term or anything just selling the dream and boosting my conversions
     
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    Don't buy them from SEO Clerks, most of those people are just resellers of SMM panel services.

    You can find a lot of SMM panels in our marketplace: https://www.blackhatworld.com/forums/social-media.200/

    To answer your question; You may get banned, but most likely will not.

    Spend the extra money and get some HQ followers with posts and profile pics. Also, make some activity on your account for a while to make it look more legit and drip feed the followers over a period of time to simulate growth.
     
  9. tux

    tux Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Didn't get a single ban from buying followers, u should buy autolikes too in this case to make it believable or drop me a pm for powerlikes (share your account @ or niche), I'll see what I can do.
     
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    No, Its not banned. your account will look more trust when you more followers
     
  11. gernozarus

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    Hashtags, explore page etc.
     
  12. Brant_Jana9y

    Brant_Jana9y Newbie

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    It won't be any good
     
  13. datsunguy

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    Social proof does work, but in this case buying something like 10k followers is just not worth it and you won't gain a considerable faster amount of followers with 10k fakes than with -1000 real followers, dont bother with fake likes especially if its only 10k and if you want it for social proof even if it's not for a long term account.