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Had an aged account i was doing 1000 follows per day for months and now throttled

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  1. pete0121

    pete0121 Newbie

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    I was actually able to follow 1000/day
    and unfollow 1000/day at the same time and like 300/day

    all of it at the same time for months...


    Now all of the sudden, My account now can barely follow a few people in a row...say 10 manually....this started after months of no problems at all.

    Will turning off all activities for a cool off period help? If so how long is a good cool off period?

    This sounds really strange but in another thread it was written that when you hit around 3K real followers, you hit a wall , you can buy 1000 fake followers to get through it and that will get things moving again?
    Is there any truth to this?
    Would this apply to 23K real followers as well?
     
  2. Jaymien

    Jaymien Regular Member

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    Were you doing this manually or using bots?

    Best Regards,
    Jaymien.
     
  3. Skyebug77

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    Let the account cool off for a while with all the following and unfollowing.
     
  4. pete0121

    pete0121 Newbie

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    What is a while?

    How long?
     
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    With FL (Bots)
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    This is what got you into trouble, you can't do that and expect everything too be good. That will get you hit on any popular social media site.
     
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    I have to agree now...but it was fine for months....and happened out of the blue...so trying to get what the consensus is to basically try and get these accounts to cool off and start with a good plan...
     
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    See what probably happened is that one of there team came a along and looked at you account activity and
    you got hit, or you got slapped by an algorithm, it's best to stay way under the radar.
     
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  9. xpgo

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    Quick question, when you say throttled, what do you mean? You follow few people and then suddenly follow button is not clickable anymore? Any warnings at all? I'me getting some trouble now, but I never exceeded 200-300 per day at maximum... 1000 is a lot!
     
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    Do you have any idea if you cool off if the algo throttle goes away..or will it now be on my account forever?

    Just wondering if anyone has experience with getting throttled and then getting out from under it...
     
  11. pete0121

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    yes the follow button becomes inactive and it throws errors to FL. My account was also 4 years old when i first started a bot on it...
     
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    Do you follow exactly 200 people one day and then the 300 people the next and then back and forth like that? if so you are creating a big bot foot print on your activity, to avoid this you have to mix things up better. Say one day follow 196 people and then the next follow 245 and then next 99 etc.. this will trick algorithms.
     
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    I was varying the numbers constantly...
     
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    I'm doing 1000 since the first day I created my accounts lol..Is not about the limit it's all about spam..If you are posting CPA offers or smth like that somebody may reported you..Also wait 24h to try it again.If you have less than 5 accounts I suggest you do it with imacros.
     
  15. JokerSEO

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    Cool off and don't touch the account for 3-7 days. Try afterwards and if still not working then most likely its permanent. However it should work after a cool off
     
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    Jesus guys, take it easy with your accounts lol. Cool it off. Try putting your account to sleep during the times you actually sleep. :)
     
  17. UNKUT

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    As already told, try to let your account without any following activity for a few time, and it should be fine after few time.

    How much followers were you earning on average per month?
     
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    I agree, stay away from the account for a couple of days and try again.
     
  19. txholdem

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    same thing with my 12k account. i have not really followed for 1+ week, and can barely follow 18 people. so "cooling off" is not going to work. i am going to try to disable the account like the other thread mentioned.
     
  20. Venas

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    Hmm bad, I use massplanner and follow only 400 daily (IG aged accounts) and still getting follow limits omg. Dont understand what I am doing wrong