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How To Target Instagram Users?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Noctur, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. Noctur

    Noctur Newbie

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    I see that some bots are able to do this, but how?

    Whenever I type the hashtag # of my city, I get other businesses hashtagging # it, and not actual people...
     
  2. Noctur

    Noctur Newbie

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    Found this:instalookapp

    Which is only available for iPhone, which is kinda neat I guess (except I have an android...)
     
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  4. HoNeYBiRD

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    bots don't really do magic, they look for hashtags, if people misuse them or businesses use them too, you can't do too much against that

    you can filter the bio and the uploaded content too btw
     
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    I've built an instagram bot and it uses iconosquare to scrape relevant users.
     
  6. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Don't use hashtags then.

    I just scrape an authority IG profile (from the US) and I usually get anywhere from 30%-50% US visits doing this.
     
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  7. Noctur

    Noctur Newbie

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    My business is local, so I want to follow local instagrammers which hopefully in return, they will follow me.

    All within 7KM radius.
     
  8. Noctur

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    That is what I thought doing as well!

    There is hair salons, barber shops, nightclubs, businesses, etc. That are all within 7KM radius of me (and the business). i went on their instagram and looked at the people who followed them. They are all over the world... so I don't want to add people who have no point in my business...
     
  9. HoNeYBiRD

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    try this:
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    http://www.gramfeed.com/instagram/places
    btw why the heck would someone from the other part of the world follow a local barber shop (unless if it the acc in question has incredible content)? i'm guessing the vast majority of those followers were bought and they're maybe real looking, but fake ones

    maybe you should look into other social media sites too where you can target w/ better efficiency or hire a VA to look through the instagram profiles one by one :)