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Inside a Russian IG BOT Farm with MILLIONS of accounts!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by julianthr, May 14, 2017.

  1. julianthr

    julianthr BANNED BANNED

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    Hey fellas! So yesterday was a bitter day for us who work on IG using bots.

    I have more than 100 accounts that works on Massplanner, so after knowing that Instagram is coming for the most popular public bots, I started to take action on this.

    Looking for a good alternative I started to do some research and I read a great article about an interview that VICE did with one of the Russian members of Rantic. They sell Social Media services.

    The guy describes how they were (and are) available to create and manage millions of accounts, how they sell followers and how their biggest clients are from politicians to celebrities.
    The article also talks about the first time Instagram started to strike back with spam filters and deleting more than 20 millions accounts.
    That time Justin Bieber lost a few million followers (yes, he bought millions of followers from one of this bot farms)

    It also contains a few words from Instagram communications representative Gabe Madway, in which he tells that IG has a complete team of people dedicated on tracking bot accounts, taking down, and more important, LEARNING from us, spammers.

    The article is from 2015 but I found it today, so if you haven't read it here you have something to take a cup of coffe to.
    I also love sharing this kind of information.

    I leave you with some words taken from the article on which Kazemi (programmer), which I found super inspiring, explains why there's still room to hack IG (in his own words of course).

    "Kazemi was once employed at a gaming company just to identify who was bot and who was a human. He has a very zen-like attitude about botting in general. (He makes bots as art and social experiments, after all.) "Any time you have a mathematical framework, people are going to try to abuse it," he said, not necessarily in a malicious way, just to see what the limits are."

    Enjoy :)

    https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/inside-an-instagram-bot-farm
     
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  2. fr_limit

    fr_limit Newbie

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    Interesting read, thanks for sharing
     
  3. Turhan

    Turhan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Wow wow wow
    Take a step back!!
    We ain't spammers. 90% of the people using MP didn't do it to spam but to grow accounts among various other things.
    If anything, you're the spammer. Maybe even the only one here... and it's your fault MP was banned.
     
  4. julianthr

    julianthr BANNED BANNED

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    I didn't say you were a spammer, I say I was a spammer and I say "we" for us people who use it to spam.
    And are you sure am I the only one here? Please...
    Anyway you can't say is %100 our fault when Instagram TOS says that NO ONE, (not even a real business account) can use an automated system like a bot.
    Do it WH do it BH, you can't use an automated system to run an instagram account.

    I know my place, I know I'm a spammer, I know I love black hat, I know I like back doors ;) that's why I joined BLACK HAT WORLD to start with.
    Don't take this the wrong way. It just seems you took it personal.
    You have to move on! If you are an internet business man like you said, you will be alright!
     
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  5. Turhan

    Turhan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Bro chill
    I was just joking
    I couldn't care less who's fault it was that MP got banned
    lol
     
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  6. julianthr

    julianthr BANNED BANNED

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    We're good! I couldn't care less either. Let's move fast. We got this bro!
    Good luck with your ventures!
     
  7. litornah

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    Man do not listen to anyone who tries to act like they aren't breaking TOS like the rest of us. We are all Black Hatters here. No one is better than anyone else.
     
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  8. UnluckyGuy

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    Curious article, thanks for sharing bro