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Instagram is a shitty platform

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by dgusic, May 19, 2017.

  1. dgusic

    dgusic Regular Member

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    Seriously, opened a new account, posted one photo manually, bam, shadowbanned, my photo is not showing in hashtags at all...

    They really became extremely strict.

    Is there even a point in trying to un shadow ban it?
     
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  2. withatwist

    withatwist Power Member

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    What was it a pic of?

    We need more info. My IG accounts are still running smoothly.
     
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    Maybe they flagged your IP address because you violated their rules previously?
     
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    How many hashtags did you use? What kind of photo did you post? Do you have any bio, profil picture, phone number linked to your account? You clearly did something wrong.
     
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    Try to delete all hashags, commets, tags. Switch to private and public again. Log out, log in.
     
  6. dgusic

    dgusic Regular Member

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    1. I doubt they flagged my IP as I have a dynamic residential IP (good luck banning an entire block of IP from a legit provider).
    2. Around 7 hashtags or so...
    3. The picture was normal (I mean PG-13 rated).

    Eh, just Instagram things... Switching to Pinterest
     
  7. madblackhatter1000

    madblackhatter1000 Power Member

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    Its possible the actions are not considered normal. Many brand new users don't post photos immediately. They are shy, trying to see whats going on, get a handle on the platform before uploading their first photo. They will usually follow, get followers, and like dozens of photos, fix their profile, before posting their first post.

    Opening a new account and posting right away screams spam account.
     
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    I used comments ninja made about 50 comments in an hour and now can't make comments
     
  9. Neon

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    normal :D
     
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  10. seoxz

    seoxz Junior Member

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    Lol than again it was my first time so Instagram suks
     
  11. marketingmagnif

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    In my opinion you shouldnt need to use hashtags...most people who search via hashtags are bots anyways. No one really looks through hashtags anymore since its so oversaturated. Post good content and people will find you.
     
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    instagram is really starting to crack down and hit security hard. they wiped massplanner off the face of the earth, they're serious as fuck now. IG means business, they don't fuck around
     
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    Lmfao no they didn't.
     
  14. PBNSurprise

    PBNSurprise Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    they actually did. massplanner got destroyed because of instagram. check out their main page, it no longer exists. why? because instagram sent a cease and desist notice to them. instagram had massplanner by the balls, and in order to save themselves MP complied and took down everything
     
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    Yes they did ;)
     
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    Lmfao no they didn't.
     
  17. PBNSurprise

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    They actually did tbh, it's obvious.
     
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    Dude did you scrub the EXIF data from the photo?
     
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    Yes they did .. . " they wiped massplanner off the face of the earth" ;)x5
     
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    Instagram has become very strict-I agree..they have to in order to survive.

    Let's not forget it's owned by Facebook (a publicly traded company.) The second a company become publicly traded they have a responsibility to answer to the shareholders and will get scrutiny for not improving.

    Blackhat Social Media Marketing methods do not bring revenue to FB/Insta therefore it's in their best interest to be incredibly strict in order to force us to buy ads. FB can not miracle anther model to keep shareholders happy like Apple can. There is no Instagram 5s, 6, 6s 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, etc.

    The traffic is their lifeblood, we are actively messing with it.
     
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