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How to scrape only real ig user?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by iamthefox, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. iamthefox

    iamthefox Regular Member

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    Due to a lot of fake accounts, I think if I can scrape only real accounts I can gain more followers due to the daily limit which is wasted on fake non-active account.

    Any suggestion will be appreciated.
    Thanks
     
  2. Dr Byte

    Dr Byte Junior Member

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    That's not possible. Sorry.
     
  3. majdi107

    majdi107 Senior Member

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    You can't .
     
  4. iamthefox

    iamthefox Regular Member

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    But what about I use the feature to follow people who posted 0 - 5 days, follow people who have more than 500 following or something around that is it not even possible?
     
  5. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Wouldn't that be nice.
     
  6. Dr Byte

    Dr Byte Junior Member

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    Sadly fake Followers do not have the same preferences and posting schedules. There is and will not be a way to distinguish between real and fake.
     
  7. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Why don't you manually search for active people on IG? Once you find someone, scrape their followers.

    I do that on a bunch of my accounts and I get real traffic to my site doing just that.

    You'll scrape a few dead profiles but that's to be expected.
     
  8. carlosponte

    carlosponte Newbie

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    Paper-Boy, how can you be sure that followers of a real and active account are also real people? They can be bots as well isnt it?
     
  9. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    You honestly think that a billion dollar company will have a lot of non-active accounts? :p

    Yes there will be bots but the majority are real users. If they're not clicking on your sites or you're not making any sales then it's your promotional method that's the problem.
     
  10. iamthefox

    iamthefox Regular Member

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    So basically, impossible.

    Thanks everyone