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Instagram banning bio URL and how to prevent it?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Sindragosa, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Sindragosa

    Sindragosa Regular Member

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    I'm sure others are experiencing this as well. Got a week old .top domain and the whole domain including all subdomains are banned on IG.

    Only promoting one URL per IG account and yet all subdomains on this domain are banned.

    https://gyazo.com/7f4461f09367b68547e666b13822f73d
     
  2. MaFiaStyle

    MaFiaStyle Regular Member

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    Are you doing 301 redirect masked or unmasked? Or are you using URL frame? It seems that the problem lies with your choice of redirect.
     
  3. Sindragosa

    Sindragosa Regular Member

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    No redirect. Each URL is pointing to its own directory on a server. All domains are pointing to the same server though but I can't see why this would be the issue.
     
  4. iulianalex

    iulianalex Regular Member

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    Buy 1 . Com domain for each account and problem will be resolved
     
  5. Sindragosa

    Sindragosa Regular Member

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    Way too expensive to use one .com domain per acc.
     
  6. lingot

    lingot Newbie

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    It happened to my .xyz domain also. I don't know what the criteria is for that malicious link warning. From my testing I know it's not redirects (or redirects isn't the only factor). It's either extension type, age of domain or the IP it is hosted on being a bad neighborhood.

    Need to do more testing
     
  7. Sindragosa

    Sindragosa Regular Member

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    My .xyz are working but I only have about 5 subdomains on those domains that I use on IG. Then I got a few .top domains and I'm using 30 subdomains on one .top domain, this domain got banned hard, including all subdomains. I also have another .top with only around 10 subdomains and it's going strong.

    I will try to go with 5 subdomains per domain and see how long they last.
     
  8. majdi107

    majdi107 Senior Member

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    i use 1 .xyz per 3 account and no subdomain
    those are cheap for 0.02$ per domain
     
  9. Sindragosa

    Sindragosa Regular Member

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    Where do you find .xyz for $.02? Dont tell me its from the Namecheap sale which isnt running anymore.
     
  10. majdi107

    majdi107 Senior Member

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    yes it's from that day i profit from it
    but not anymore
     
  11. dami3n

    dami3n Regular Member

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    You can get a .com extension from name cheap for a year for around £15 if that's too expensive for you then your going to struggle... don't use xyz they are purely been used as throw away domains and already have been blacklisted all over the place because of that reason alone. I run 5 accounts that sole purpose it to get traffic to those links 1 unique per account. The links .com extensions have been fine for the best part of 6 months. So yeah, re think your method mate. It might be worth biting the bullet and investing in a few .com domains.
     
  12. auuuu

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    I use the same .com on 3 accounts (brand new) and they are working fine.

    I don't want to be rude but if a .com is expensive, maybe you should focus on gain the $ for the domain and then scale of up. At least is what I have done :)
     
  13. dasse

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    Redirects is no good anymore. Sure a .com works longer, u need to design your own landning page. Let your customers deicide what to do once they have landed at your place. Put an call to action and a return back button. Contact etc. Minimum stuff. Not just a redirect or iframe or whatever.

    They are not going to bam your domain .top IF IT is something there !
     
  14. Sindragosa

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    I see none of you are scaling big. When you're sitting on only 10-15 accounts that are promoting the same lander you will have no problem, but once you start scaling you will run into massive bans.

    If there is someone in here who knows how to prevent IG from banning your URLs or if there is anyone who knows how to properly cloak your lander so IG won't detect it as bad, please PM me. Running tons of accounts that are just idling since I can't add links to their bio due to URL getting banned within a day.
     
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    You just answered your question... the idea is to NOT to have the same urls on multiple accounts why else do you think we get away with it?
     
  16. dasse

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    Scaling? Promoting the same lander 15 times? Are you serious? U need a real lander page for each one of the links. After normal design rules and best practice.
     
  17. Sindragosa

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    I only work with one niche so I only have one lander which is on its own unique domain and subdirectory on a server. I only promote one domain per IG acc and this domain is pointing to an UNIQUE address but the code for the lander is same on all my sites. So yes, I have hundreds of different websites but they all pretty much share the same code. I thought IG crawlers were detecting my websites because the locker URL is the same on every of my site, but I cloaked the locker URLs and that didn't help.
     
  18. lingot

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    I think it's the lander rather than tld. I'm using 4 different landing pages in follower niche to test and 3 of them get flagged no matter which domain I put them on (tried .xyz,.top,.pw, .ga). The fourth lander has not been flagged thus far and I've already used it on 5 different bios. Small sample size for sure but I feel I might be on to something.
     
  19. James Usa

    James Usa BANNED BANNED

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    When did they started banning bio url?
     
  20. mrichards1984

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    I'm facing the same issue.. I also have 100's of IG account just laying there because I can't insert links and run actions, as soon as I do they get banned in a day or two.

    I also thought it could be the same landing pages so I started adding lorem ipsum text with white font so the normal user can not see it while crawler detects a different page. But that also didn't work. I also tried blocking the IG bots and redirecting them to lifehack artciles (an authority site).

    I also have 7 different bio sets and all are spun...