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How do instagram bans usually happen?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    Still trying to narrow down exactly what is going on to get my instagram accounts banned.

    If there was something suspicious or flagged with my proxy, phone number, or aged account, would I get banned right away?

    Just curious because some accounts got banned right away after verifying. But there was a couple that got banned a few days later. Does that mean I didn't warm up the account slow enough?
     
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    many factors can lead to bans such as:
    -bad proxies.
    -accounts linked somehow to banned accounts
    -getting reported
    -not warming up properly
    -using the same phone numbers
    -accounts that are copies/have the same content

    and a whole bunch more. start with changing proxies and see how it goes.
     
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  3. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    That's the plan. But is there anyway to determine where the problem is before buying a bunch of new services?

    What I was specifically wondering is if I can determine the problem from when the account gets banned. Like if my IP is blacklisted, are they going to wait 2 days before banning me?

    Just seems like it would suck if I get all new accounts, all new proxies, new SIMS, and then go out and the accounts still got banned (maybe because I didn't warm it up correctly or something--or my money site is blacklisted). Or is there just no way to determine that aside from buying everything new again?
     
  4. troin

    troin Junior Member

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    Even if you're using the best warmed up PVA accounts with a best private proxies, they can still find you via Canvas fingerprinting. And there is not only Canvas fingerprinting, there're many other techniques for spammer detection.
     
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    as far as i know if you dont get obviously banned for something like getting reported and such, i dont think there is way of seeing what the thing is that actually banned you.
    its a process of elimination, you keep changing things and see what it is.

    what are you doing with the accounts? do they have links? that same bios and or content?
    have you tried different account suppliers?
     
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  6. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    That's interesting... I've never even heard of canvas fingerprinting... I guess I will have to start blocking those.. Maybe that's why I can't create a new account after clearing cache and cookies and changing my personal dynamic IP address.
     
  7. samiejg

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    For the most part, the accounts are just getting banned after signing in and phone verifying. So yeah, no links or content, etc. But I had a couple accounts that weren't banned for a couple days, so I was sort of wondering if it was because I didn't warm up the accounts correctly.
     
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    You could always test your theories
     
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  9. samiejg

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    Yeah true :p I'm just impatient and not wanting to spend the extra money, so figured maybe I could get a heads start by asking around on here.

    Just sounds like a whole lot of testing and waiting around.. Then who knows, maybe I will get banned after 1-2 weeks.
     
  10. troin

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    Your accounts are getting banned because you already made lot of accounts with the same fingerprint. IG can also get a lot of information about you. Clearing cache and cookies is not enough. They can get your fonts installed on your computer, the plugins, OS, browser, screen resolution etc.

    Even if you block canvas fingerprinting, they can find you via fonts fingerprint, so you will need to install or uninstall fonts everytime before creating an account. Also, you should change the User-Agent and disable all plugins. :D
     
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  11. samiejg

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    The accounts that are getting banned were bought by a reputable service provider here on BHW, so I don't know about that :p But I looked into the whole canvas fingerprinting stuff and did some research and also found an online tool that lets you check what results can be picked up. I'm not too worried about user-agent/plugins/fonts/resolution stuff, because there are going to be so many other people out there with the same stuff, and I doubt they would try to narrow down people by that information. However, it did show a unique fingerprint, even after I went in incognito mode and did another scan.

    So that's what I'm most worried about at the moment :p I wouldn't say it got any of my accounts banned though, because, like I said, all the accounts were bought elsewhere, and thrown into MassPlanner (assuming MP is safe). But I have recently tried creating my own accounts and was only able to create one (even after changing IP/cache/cookies). So maybe the canvas fingerprinting is the culprit there :D
     
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    Yeah, maybe the canvas fingerprinting is the culprit, or maybe your user-agent/fonts fingerprint, or maybe you're already flagged as spammer (the whole IP range). :D

    Install this add-on: Google version/Firefox version. It's an add-on that will let you create random and unique Canvas fingerprint.
    User-agent is also important while creating new accounts, so if you want you can use User-Agent Switcher add-on.
     
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    Basically, if you have anything that links you to someone who is not being genuine, you are going to be looked at. If enough is against you, then the ban will come swiftly. Start slow and build naturally before doing anything too extreme and you should be okay.
     
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    Here is how an instagram account gets banned. You either trip their filters too much or get manually reviewed (If manual review exists for IG) and somebody says, "Fuck this guy"

    AAAAND ITS GONE.
     
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    and atlast but not least is your LUCK ....

    There is no particular reason that your account would get banned .