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Instagram ban on 16 aged and PVA accs. Why?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Highwon, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. Highwon

    Highwon Newbie

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    Hello! Yesterday I started doing CPI with Instagram on 16 accounts in total and all those got banned in less than a day. All those accounts were more than one year old and PVA. I ran them with semi-dedicated proxies from buyproxies.org and I have no idea how all of my accounts were banned on the same time.

    What I did do:
    Run it with FL
    Had the same desc on all of the accs
    Had the same name on all of the accounts (not the acc's name, but where you can add your irl name as John Doe as an example)
    Used 2 accs per proxy
    Used the FL account editor to remove the pictures from my aged accs (This was the last thing that I did with the accounts)
    Used the same link on all accs which lead to a landing page (Will use different url shortners next time).

    I'm going to get more accs whenever I can afford it but I don't want to make the same mistake as I did before so could anyone please explain to me HOW did all of my accounts get banned on the same time and how do I prevent it to not get banned the next time?

    Thank you.
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    Only use 100% dedicated proxies with any social accounts, shared proxies is a big no, no!!
     
  3. Highwon

    Highwon Newbie

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    Yeah, you're right. I will make much more money in long-term doing this but I don't really think that it was the real reason why all my accounts were banned. I know some people who never really had any problems with semi-dedicated proxies from my supplier.
     
  4. xRAYPEST

    xRAYPEST Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Same descriptions, Same Name, Same link. I dont think its a big guess why all your accounts got taken down together - Maybe one got reported and remaining 15 went down with it because they are clearly related.

    Try to keep everything different on every account - Different description, different link. Dont leave any clue that they are linked. If one gets banned, it will be only 1 and not the other accounts since instagram wont know which ones are yours. Also, Get dedicated proxies.
     
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  5. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You have no idea, yet you were using the same name, same bio, same url on all accs?! No wonder those accs are toast.
    Using url shorteners won't help either, ig can follow redirects.

    I would highly recommend you to read this section more thoroughly, before you would do anything, when you have your new accs.
     
  6. Highwon

    Highwon Newbie

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    I will do that, thank you. It will be a pain in the ass to make different descriptions for each account so I will keep the same description on the accounts with the same IP because if one gets banned then the other will get banned too anyways, right?
     
  7. Highwon

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    How can I solve the link issue then? I read section occasionally actually but I should start getting active in this section.
     
  8. xRAYPEST

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    It will be just a little hard work when you add different descriptions and link. But think about this, you'll probably get banned everyday and you will keep on creating new accounts everyday, that will be a bigger pain in the ass, just saying. Also, Instagram might permanently ban your IP.
     
  9. Highwon

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    Well, I will work hard to lay under the radar then. I will do everything with proxies so if they perm ban me all I will lose is 2 accs and 1 proxy.
     
  10. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    The most ideal solution is when you use one domain per account, however it can get quite expensive when you scale things up, so just use the less possible accs with the same domain. Read the section with this question of yours in mind and you'll be able to draw your conclusions.

    If you do just one thing wrong, you can do everything else right, it won't matter.
     
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    When it comes to having multiple accounts, you don't want to leave a footprint.
    Everything listed above is "leaving a footprint".
     
  13. onelettershor

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    What were your settings?
     
  14. HoNeYBiRD

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    I believe the OP didn't really get to have any settings. Too many accs were linked by the same url, a single action, removing the pics triggered an automatic review by ig and bam, the accs were gone.

    When i last touched ig on a larger scale, which wasn't yesterday, maybe 3 years ago, so even back then linking more than 5 accs with the same url caused all of them to be permabanned. 5 was fine, if i put the same url on the 6th acc, all 6 were gone. I can only imagine that this rule stayed or was tightened since then.
     
  15. thekingwillwhip

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    HoneyBird,

    Do you think this would be an issue if they were redirect links? I have 30 accounts all in the same niche and was thinking of using them to advertise a ecommerce store. What do you think would be the most efficient method to utilize the accounts without them being banned?

    Thanks,
    King
     
  16. Highwon

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    Thank you everybody for your answers! I know what to do the next time I will get more accounts and stay under the radar but is using weebly.com good enough to link to your landing pages?
     
  17. monkey485

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    Not really, safest way is to use real domains. .xyz cost 0.88$ each so it's not a big deal
     
  18. Shadexpwn

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    It appears you linked your accounts with similar information and did a risky action right before the wipe.

    If you had loads of pictures removed, flags might have triggered and it ate you away.

    Don't ever link accounts or even monetize until you either know you're safe or have finished violating the terms.
     
  19. Highwon

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    It's only $0,88 yes but then it will cost to get hosting, right? It must be a pain in the ass to setup a domain and a host for each account.
     
  20. Divination

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    I got banned after account editor too