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Followers count stuck?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Galaxian, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    Hey!

    My followers count has been stuck for a few days now. People follow the account but the counter doesn't move. Does someone know what is causing this and how to sort it out?
     
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  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Try deleting the project and recreating on FL again. I don't do folllow, but if there is a blacklist that FL leaves, back that up and import back into newly created project
     
  3. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Try doing nothing on the account for a few days. From my understanding it's some sort of "soft block" on your account.
     
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  4. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    No warnings or anything and I am not talking about the counter in FL. The account has been like this since I created it for some reason.
     
  5. birdy127

    birdy127 Newbie

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    My 1 year old account just started this a couple days ago. People add and doesnt show up in my instagram counter. I talk to them and they say it shows up on their end. Also I add people and they dont show up in my following but shows up on their end.
     
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    birdy127 Newbie

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    Anything else you know about this "soft block"? like what caused me to get soft blocked?
     
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    dondada7 Power Member

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    Are you sure it isnt just from people unfollowing you whilst you get followers?
     
  8. birdy127

    birdy127 Newbie

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    Yes im 100% sure i even went on my other accounts hit follow on the account im having trouble with it follows no problem. Then I Log back into the account with the problem and it doesn't show up.
     
  9. mohamedraouf

    mohamedraouf Junior Member

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    It just may get worse. Don't touch anything.
     
  10. birdy127

    birdy127 Newbie

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    well it shows up in my notifications but not my "followers" count. Also If i go to the account that followed me and look through their entire "following" my account shows up.
     
  11. birdy127

    birdy127 Newbie

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    How long should i leave it alone? I noticed it a few days ago that my count would go up like usual about 200 followers a day. But each morning it was right back down at 8555. I just thought i was losing followers. Then i noticed the new ones were not showing up in my count
     
  12. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    it also can be a bug similarly to the follow count bug they had before which lasted an eternity for them to fix it
    or it can be what others said, instagram is up to no good lately with the lot of account bans, so it's maybe the newest addition to their defense system
     
  13. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    I tried to follow with another account and it follows successfully but the counter is still the same, hasn't moved for 2 days now.
     
  14. this_is_dev

    this_is_dev Junior Member

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    IG is reversing all the activities which they find fishy, after I run FL and my followers and following increases it returns to the following/follower counts to exactly what it was 24hrs back! Nothing gets blocked though. I will give it a 2 days rest change all my settings and run for 12 hrs instead of 24hrs and see how it goes
     
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  15. birdy127

    birdy127 Newbie

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    Thanks that's exactly what mines doing
     
  16. lennyserrano

    lennyserrano Junior Member

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    I had this on my account and still does but maybe when you're doing a lot of actions and a lot of activities maybe don't look at it for 10 minutes or more because if you always look at it it freezes the account for some time and since they might know it is coming from you (meaning same ip or side) they freeze the account for some time and also it goes the same for notifications on the instagram app I noticed. The more you check your account, the more it will freeze.
     
  17. itechlhr

    itechlhr Registered Member

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    you need to wait for few days and stop any type of marketing and then try again just leave account on organic followers.
     
  18. birdy127

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    Left it alone for a couple days. My counter jumped up over a 1k and it now shows everyone who added me. No longer resets after 24/hours
     
  19. lennyserrano

    lennyserrano Junior Member

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    I came back to this and my follower count is fixed, if you follow a lot of people for a return of a follow back you need to like picture on the instagram app, they expect this that is what I wasn't doing and because of this it was stuck.
     
  20. this_is_dev

    this_is_dev Junior Member

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    I got it back by simply using their 'report a problem' option from the app. I just told them to look into this problem, I didn't get any replies but got my counters jump over 1k after 10 minutes of reporting.
    Could be a coincidence at my part but worth a shot who are still stuck.