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FollowLiker Instagram – all accounts disabled

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Patrsorin, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. Patrsorin

    Patrsorin Newbie

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    Today I encountered a big problem with all my accounts running on followliker, they all got deativated. I would like tell you about it maybe someone can find the problem on this or maybe learn something from this experience.

    Accounts:
    Instagram accounts were created from my PC with proxies, I created 3 accounts per proxy. The accounts were created from a bunch of different facebook pages with the same profile picture for every 3 accounts (from the seetings - instagram ads menu of the facebook page).
    All the accounts requested phone verification and they were verified 3 acc per one phone number. I used real numbers (I bought sim cards). So basically all my accounts were linked 3 by 3.
    The description was different for each account (the main text was the same but I changed some punctuations, some words order, some signs, etc).
    The bio link pointing to my landing page was shortened with bit.ly and every single account had a different link pointing to the same LP.
    Proxies that i used are private dedicated proxies ordered from buyproxies-org.

    FollowLiker settings:
    I was using 1 project where I was running all 30 accounts with global settings, I only did follows.
    Scrape user limit: 80
    Follow Limit: 10-18
    Daily follow limit: 950-990
    Delay follow: 20-25
    I run this project for about 2 weeks with just 3 temp bans and a second phone verification for some of the accounts.
    I only run follow liker during day, when I go to sleep I also close the software so it is running for about 12-18 hours/day.

    I also have a different project where I unfollow, when one of the accounts reaches the 7500 limit I pause it in the follow project and add it to the unfollow project, I never ran follow and unfollow on the same day on one account. The unfollow settings are the same.

    The Problem:
    Today when I woke up and I started followliker, I opened the follow project and started it (out of my 30 accounts 2 were paused because they were under temp ban, 3 of them paused because phone verification was required from the previous day and I didn't do it yet and 7 accouts were paused because they were at the 7500 limit and they were running in the unfollow project).
    So I had 18 accounts running, after 5 minutes of running all of them got disabled but all of those that were paused for temp ban, phone verification or running in the unfollow project were untouched.
    Like I said earlier my accounts were connected 3 by 3 (same proxy, same phone number, same profile picture) but they weren't disabled 3 by 3, in a group of 3 where 2 were running and 1 was paused for unfollow only those 2 got banned and not the 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] one...

    After this mass ban, i phone verified those 3 accounts and started them in the follow campaign and are working fine for 4 hours (and this 3 accounts are linked with accounts that were disabled and an individual group of 3 accounts linked only between them), so what could of caused that mass ban instantly after i started to run followliker this morning ?...


    I would love if anyone can tell me what caused this and how could instagram link all those accounts without linking them to the others too. Any thoughts are very appreciated. I can also provide more details if you think it could be relevant.
     
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  2. noon3

    noon3 Registered Member

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    Well I'm not Pro or something, nut I know that some tools bypass the proxy in case it's down, and uses the server IP address instead! so maybe proxies went down and the bot used same IP for all the 18 accounts?
    it's just an assumption, as I never used FL before but I used other Bots, so...

    anyway any chance you can email them and unban your accounts ?
     
  3. Patrsorin

    Patrsorin Newbie

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    This could make some logic... but if that happened it should of also banned the accounts that were running in the unfollow project...
    my accounts were promoting a blackhat niche so they won't pass a manual inspection...
     
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  4. 93chandu

    93chandu Power Member

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    All accounts pointing to same LP!! That is your problem!

    When you link all new accounts to same LP, IG usually bans them all!!
     
  5. KamikaziTurtlezz

    KamikaziTurtlezz Junior Member

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    Your problem is probably this (highlighted in red)
     
  6. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    one possible explanation that until the accs are just sitting there doing nothing, ig doesn't pro-actively check them, but right after you perform an action, bam, all the accs which are linked to the same blacklisted domain (different shortened urls don't matter, ig can follow redirects) are getting banned
     
  7. Patrsorin

    Patrsorin Newbie

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    If you say the domain is the problem why my 7 accounts that were unfollowing at the same time weren't banned ? those 7 accounts have the bit.ly link to the same LP as the others, they were unfollowing at the time my other accounts got disabled, the only difference is that they were running in a different project/window of followliker...

    I also know some other people who use bit.ly to shorten their LP link for multiple accounts and this didn't happened to them for 2-4 months of doing it... so i think the problem is somewhere else...
     
  8. txholdem

    txholdem Elite Member

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    it doesnt matter if you use bitly or not. you are insulting IG's intelligence. the way i see it, using shortened links, if not for convenience, is like telling IG you got something to hide. a chinese saying: "i do not have $300K" when nobody is asking lol.

    i run follow and unfollow at the same time without a problem. the problem is followliker seems buggy doing that.
    i also run 3 accts per proxy. never got phone verify. i think your proxies are not good enough.
     
  9. Ambitious12

    Ambitious12 Elite Member

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    Why it seems to me that it is proxy issue,you told you used 3/account,which is normal but.
    Try one dedicated ip,instead of this mess.
     
  10. Patrsorin

    Patrsorin Newbie

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    I used dedicated proxies from buyproxies(dot)org. Please tell me a good reliable source for dedicated proxies if this ones are not good. I must confess that i choosed this website because it had lower prices, only 20$ for 10 proxies compared to 50$as i saw on other sources.
     
  11. Thenub

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    Lower prices = lower quality.
    Also yeah, your settings are too high for new accounts, and don't link them all to one site, atleast age them a bit and "warm" them up and start with much lower settings, like 200-300/day then slowly increase it to 700-900, you will rarely see temp bans or any verification and should work much better.
     
  12. iulianalex

    iulianalex Regular Member

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    Instagram can read the link ho is shortened with bitly, you need to make diferent LP for each account
     
  13. Patrsorin

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    So if i run 100 accounts i need to point them to 100 different domains ?
     
  14. txholdem

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    i have so far 3 accounts pointing to my domain without a problem.
    however, i am afraid to add more..
     
  15. eXclusivejobs

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    Can confrim. This just happened to me with 15 accounts. All different proxies and only 4 with actual links all to different landing pages. These accounts are not "banned" or "disabled" via desktop web login or mobile. This has to be related to FL. Just a heads up.
     
  16. Weblycos

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    Always try to use different type of short URL. Remember bitly works closely with facebook ( as they shorten their URL) and fb own IG. i am not saying they will figure out everything under a short URL but its a possibility. There are bunch of google short other URL. just make sure you use different with each and different LP. That will save you big time. Hope it helps.
     
  17. Dimply

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    I was banned on two week-old accounts following 150 a day, with delays, and 150 likes a day. :/