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IG post with URL in the actual photo risky?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Jansson, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. Jansson

    Jansson Junior Member

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    Hi!

    I know adding a URL to the bio increases the risk of getting flagged/banned but is it the same if you make a photo with the URL written in the actual photo and post the photo?
     
  2. elavmunretea

    elavmunretea BANNED BANNED

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    I really doubt that they have a OCR built into their system, but it is possible.

    I'd say that you're safe to do that - as I've seen a lot of porn spam doing it and it lasts quite a long time - but it would massively lower conversions.
     
  3. colorme

    colorme Senior Member

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    Why do you worry about URLs in bio or posts? If you're not spamming, scamming or otherwise advertising any sex or crappy sites; you shouldn't worry about it.
     
  4. HoNeYBiRD

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  5. Jansson

    Jansson Junior Member

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    I don't spam. What I have is a pretty serious instagram account for my company. I do Follow/Unfollow 300-400 a day and like photos manually. I want to add the website adress of my company in the place where it should be (in bio), but I am afraid that in combination with the Follow/Unfollow will cause flagging/banning?
     
  6. thelemon

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    You should not have any problems with the URL in bio if it's your company's IG account and not a CPA one :)