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Fresh account, 1 post, not yet following, already 4 followers?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by ToxicBlack, May 13, 2016.

  1. ToxicBlack

    ToxicBlack Regular Member

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    Hello guys,

    is this normal? I got similar results on multiple accounts.

    Some of the followers look definitely as using bots (because of links / offers), but some accounts look totally legit!

    I think some people need to adjust their bot settings ;)


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  2. Zueron

    Zueron Junior Member

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    I usually get some, depending on the hashtags I use. Some niches I get hella bots commenting "Sweet pic" and liking my photos, fine by me.
     
  3. nirajsharma

    nirajsharma Junior Member

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    Hash tag is common social ranking factor.
     
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    How is this a problem? I dont get it...
     
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  5. ToxicBlack

    ToxicBlack Regular Member

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    It's not a problem I just got surprised that's all...

    With first five accounts, it did not happen, so I was not expecting this behavior.
     
  6. longdouble

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    Somebody has implemented a counter and follows all new user IDs. Since user IDs are sequential it is not that hard to predict the next one.
     
  7. ToxicBlack

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    No, I think it's because of that single post...someone is scraping user posts based on keywords and following...

    Hah, right now I was checking accounts and one of them have 114% "follow-back" ratio :D But ofc its bullshit because only 7 people followed and already got 8 followers...