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Forcing Post Notifications?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by lnsyd, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. lnsyd

    lnsyd Newbie

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    I don't know if there is some bug in Instagram at the moment, or they're fishing for botters, or it's some new hack that people have figured out, but I am getting post notifications on my phone for people when I have not asked for them.

    It is always from people I am following or have followed recently. I am using MassPlanner on my main account that I use on my phone, which is where these notifications are showing up.

    Is anyone else experiencing this?
     
  2. Cherry

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    Nope, not for me. Maybe you accidentally turned on post notifications for those accounts?
     
  3. lnsyd

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    No, definitely not. Each time I get a post notification (sometimes multiple times per day, sometimes from the same account, sometimes from others) I double check to ensure they're turned off, and they always are.
     
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    That's really weird. Hope it's just a bug or something. Did you try turning it off? Do you still get notifications?
     
  5. Melonduck

    Melonduck Junior Member

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    This has been happening to me too for about a week. I get random notifications from accounts i have never seen, just because i have followed them. I 100% have not turned on post notifications for them.
     
  6. lnsyd

    lnsyd Newbie

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    Glad I'm not the only one!

    Melonduck, are you using MassPlanner, FollowLiker, or something else?

    It's obviously somewhat related (I wouldn't be / have been following the person without the bot) but I wonder if it's related to a specific bot or version of bot.
     
  7. Melonduck

    Melonduck Junior Member

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    I follow and unfollow manually, haven't used any bot in a couple months. I don't want to risk getting banned.
     
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    Solli BANNED BANNED

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    I have noticed this on one of the accounts i ONLY use bots for
     
  9. lnsyd

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    Interesting, so it's probably a bug with Instagram itself, unless there's another commonality that we're somehow missing? (aside from the fact we're all following/unfollowing)
     
  10. alxmax

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    Same happening for me the last week or so, using Mass planner. I thought the first time I might have accidentally turned it on, but nope, and then I had a few more coming since. This is definitely not a hack, seems like a glitch.