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IG stepping up strictness? [Banned from following for 1wk]

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by mrgeorge01, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. mrgeorge01

    mrgeorge01 Junior Member

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    I follow/unfollow manually (by hand), I got branded last Saturday for an entire week. I've had 24h bans but never this long. Anyone know what's up? Advice moving forward
     
  2. grimkazeshini

    grimkazeshini Junior Member

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    slow down your following amount is all you can really do
     
  3. envisioned

    envisioned Power Member

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    Yes, I've also noticed Instagram becoming stricter, even being banned from following for a longer period of time. Just be sure to not overdo it. How many are you currently following?
     
  4. RegisteredGuest

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    How do you know, that you've been banned for a whole week?
     
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    akssiv2007 Senior Member

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    I would also like to know that.
     
  7. point4design

    point4design Newbie

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    I would like to know as well. How many follows/unfollows are you doing per day?
     
  8. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    It would be best to tell us how many you are following and unfollowing each day. I follow and unfollow 700-800 each day (some on new accounts) without problems yet. I've done this on some accounts for over 6 months without problems as well
     
  9. mrgeorge01

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    I have 52k followers currently following 3k. It depends on the day, I usually go every other day; follow .8-1k and unfollow 300-400 (then like to every 2-3 weeks I'll unfollow 1k in a day). I know because my ban message said until next Saturday lol (got the message on sat = 1 week)
     
  10. envisioned

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    do you follow 800-1000 people a day and unfollow 300-400 on the same day?
     
  11. envisioned

    envisioned Power Member

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    Do you follow and unfollow 700-800 in total or 700-800 follows and 700-800 unfollows a day? this would mean around 1600 "relationships"?
     
  12. prisonsoap

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    I've been doing 1750 total actions mixed between follow and unfollow for the past month. No problems here. 8 month old account. (I also do about 1750 like actions too each day).
     
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    That's in one day, yes. But I do that every other day opposed to everyday. Never had an issue before and made it up to 52k lol
     
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    do you follow/unfollow on the same day? and how many?
     
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    It would be awesome to know how many you can actually follow per hour manually? Do the intervals matter between following because i was following every second :p lol but only liked like 100 people in an hour!

    So finally how many we can follow an hour (do intervals matter) without getting banned manually?
    How many unfollows manually? Do intervals matter?
     
  17. bramcom

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    follow 500 unfollow 450 per day. sometimes change settings and only unfollow around 1k per day.

    doing it for over 10 months now with no problem on several accounts.
     
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    How many do you follow an hour and how many do you unfollow an hour?
     
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    I don't know it is automated. but the bot runs 24 hours with long delays (around 1 or 2 minutes) per follow/unfollow... i do not like or comment anymore with instagram, feel it doesn't gain anything interesting enough for me so i can lower the settings and run it all day without a problem.