Instagram + Jarvee (Likes, Follow Blocks) = Impaired Growth & Ideas

Which reason is the most likely causing massive Follow blocks accross all users?

  • Settings too agressive

    Votes: 33 24.4%
  • Bot is leaving a digital trace

    Votes: 11 8.1%
  • Flagged proxy provider by Instagram algorithm

    Votes: 52 38.5%
  • IG super intelligence is ready to take down all the botters (Troll Alert...)

    Votes: 11 8.1%
  • A mix of all of the above... (except 4)

    Votes: 28 20.7%

  • Total voters
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Bruce Silduk

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Hello all,

I will try to keep this short due to limitations of my time.<< I wrote this sentence first. Then spent 45min writing the article below. It won't be short. Haha. But might give you a few good ideas if you have these problems... I don't have a solution yet. But I tried many ways, I will cover those below in as much detail as possible.

I am planning to write an extensive article on solving the follow blocks issue which has plagued me since early February. Not until I find a solution though. Today I will bring my ideas and journey forward. A bit about me and why you should care before I go into details in the paragraph below, skip it if you're not interested.

My journey is simple. Yet not easy. I live in London, a minimum to survive here is 1000£ per month, although most would agree that you need at least 1500£. So I have a full time job, paying me well. I want to go on IM full on. I will not until I'm earning at least 1000£ per month. I decided to go with IG and social media growth company, I need about 20 customers to allow me to go on this full time. Jarvee allows me to automate all the work and have accounts growing with little supervision. I have acquired 4 customers already who are paying me on monthly basis. 2 more to join soon. I started this in early December and it went amazingly until about early February. Now I'm struggling. I don't plan to give up soon but I feel like I need help.

Blocks Story begins...

Since early February, I started to get follow / like blocks big time. More or less the time I started to use VPS from Greencloud. Used proxy6.net, worked ok for about a week or two. Blocked again. Switched to highproxies. Blocked. Switched to Instantproxies, blocks lifted for about a week or more on some accounts. Blocked again. Switched to Goso.io residential proxies (find on youtube his tutorial), he claims it creates a residential proxy activated via your IP which means its unique. Legit, I hope. So I'm still going with his method. High ratings on youtube and a few people claiming it solved their problems.

But blocks didn't end there. In fact I wasn't going anywhere with any of these changes. So I searched.Finally, I found @Edvard Benk tutorial on follow limits. https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/mega-thread-instagrams-botting-limits-to-be-updated.991457/ I've got a light bulb 'Eureka' moment. 'If I stop all the actions for a day or two, then start at the warm up stage' I thought, 'I could eliminate the blocks after warming up'. So here I am, 2 weeks in Experimenting.

Eureka it was. To some extend. Anyway, a work in progress but at least I feel I'm getting somewhere...

1 Account (The most aggressive one previously) had to stop for a week until the blocks lifted.

Likes per day - 150~ (Like between 8-18), delay of 100-120s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.
Follows per day 150~ (Like between 8-20), delay of 45-55s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.


No blocks for 7 days so far. Will be increasing my settings soon.

2 Account (Stopped for 1 day on each action after temp block - like, follow)

Likes per day - 200~ (Like between 27-44), delay of 100-120s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.
Follows per day 150~ (Like between 9-20), delay of 100-120s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.


3 days without temp block. Seems to be solid now. Will update if gets blocked. Got some like blocks before until reduced it to this setting.

This is where it gets interesting...

3 Account (Stopped for 1 day on each action after temp block - like, follow, reduced the settings, try again)

Likes per day - 150~ (Like between 20-29), delay of 150-360s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.
Follows per day - 100~ (Like between 8-20), delay of 120-360s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.


1 Day without blocks. 1 Day blocked from the morning. Waiting 24h+, same story again. I can't reduce the settings any more as it simply produces zero results. Follow block seem to have lifted for about 4 days now with these super slow settings. But like keeps getting blocked.

4 Account (Stopped for 1 day on each action after temp block - like, follow, reduced the settings, try again)

Likes per day - 150~ (Like between 25-33), delay of 120-360s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.
Follows per day - 150~ (Like between 10-17), delay of 100-120s per action, wait 45-90min until the next op.


1 Day without blocks. 1 Day blocked from the morning. Waiting 24h+, same story again. I can't reduce the settings any more as it simply produces zero results. Follow block seem to have lifted for about 4 days now with these super slow settings. But like keeps getting blocked.

Quick overview - slow settings seem to have fixed the issue about 80% of the time. Will be really interested to see if it will persist after I'll start to increase the settings which I will plan to do after about a week without any blocks.

BUT...

From the business point of view I'm struggling big time. Customers barely gain any followers. On good days its up to 20 people but on bad days its less than 10... Likes are not increasing at all. For the first month likes were increasing gradually for all accounts but then since the blocks started it started to go down big time. With one account I was liking 500-700 a day and still failing to go over 100 likes per post.

Crap.

So my solution for now is to keep messing with the settings and purchase power likes of 100-200 per post to make it look like its working. If my settings / warming up strategy will work - I will be able to increase followers by 30-50 a day.

Shadowban? If I get temp blocks, maybe the acc is not being showed as much? But if I like the same amount of posts, it would still show in people's notifications. So they should come back right? Can't be shadowban? I use the same settings for the sources. Tried multiple settings but the current ones work best, so far.

Now what?

I will keep monitoring the progress and go on each Account without a temp block for 7 days. Will double the settings by adding 25 actions on each daily. Will wait another 7 days. Will double by adding 25 people. Until I'll reach 500 likes per day / 500 follows per day.

When I'll be able to focus on this full time, I plan to make my agency more white hat oriented where bog will just do the repetetive tasks. However I won't be able to achieve that until I solve the temp blocks issue.

I hope this message has helped you and if you are still reading, then you are as deep in the sh*t as I am. I can see the immense potential but truly struggling to have it taking off.

P.s. Some more thoughts below (If you are still reading, you are as desperate as I am, take 5min to comment with your thoughts. It will keep this thread alive and hopefully will attract someone's attention who may solve our problems once and for all)

Proxy is still rubbish - possible.. If settings method fails, I will switch a proxy and try again.

Jarvee is leaving a digital trace - I will be testing gmt2 soon on some accounts to see whether it works better.

A guy with lots of $$$ from this exact method had a thread that went missing... There was a huge thread with 8 pages or so when I joined bhw. He had big issues that he tried to solve for a few weeks. He had hundreds of accounts and was running a serious business. He commented that he found a solution but won't share here. Then someone persisted. He replied saying it was a Jarvee problem (digital trace) + proxy together. He decided not to share the solution meaning there is a loophole or a sensitive solution only. Then someone persisted more. He deleted the thread. Unfortunately, I was too new to take a note of his account forever losing the contact who may have helped.

IG is cracking down on botting, game over - unlikely but possible. I believe it is harded but we will still be able to do it.

Not aged accounts - all 4 accounts are 3+ years old.


Any thoughts are welcome...

...And then share my journey from going full-time office guy... Who finally does what he loves and lives by doing digital marketing. Running a business. Living on my own terms.
 

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What software are you using ? I havent been block for 2 weeks now . I have been following 1000 per day and like 2000. Random interval after ever 15 actions .i will take occaisional breaks after ever 13 actions for 8 mins
 

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What software are you using ? I havent been block for 2 weeks now . I have been following 1000 per day and like 2000. Random interval after ever 15 actions .i will take occaisional breaks after ever 13 actions for 8 mins
That's how it should be.
What kind of proxies are you using?
 

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What software are you using ? I havent been block for 2 weeks now . I have been following 1000 per day and like 2000. Random interval after ever 15 actions .i will take occaisional breaks after ever 13 actions for 8 mins
Jarvee. Your settings are insanely aggressive and hard to believe these results. There are dozens of people facing serious difficulties with regards to blocks.

Are you using Jarvee?

You may think it's silly but it's a huge problem.

Are you using your home pc? Home network or vps + proxy?
 

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Jarvee. Your settings are insanely aggressive and hard to believe these results. There are dozens of people facing serious difficulties with regards to blocks.

Are you using Jarvee?

You may think it's silly but it's a huge problem.

Are you using your home pc? Home network or vps + proxy?
I use my home PC . NinjaGram my instagram account is mature. if you are using newly account they are likely to be blocked easily. My account have 25,000 followers organically then I started to use Ninjagram
 

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My dude.

I'm on the same journey as you. Been using FollowLiker but trying to switch to Jarvee.

Not really having issues with temp blocks (very often, happens sometimes), but rather a few of my client's accounts just start bleeding followers one day (i.e. usually getting 30-60 followers a day on moderate follow unfollow settings, now suddenly losing like 2-60 followers per day).

As I mentioned before, I'm trying to switch to Jarvee, but have some technical errors with a few accounts that are keeping me on Followliker until resolved.

I don't know how to send a private message. If you do, feel free to PM me!
 

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Jarvee digital trace, unlikely.
The dude who deleted the entire thread hinted it was something like that... How can you be so sure?
I use my home PC . NinjaGram my instagram account is mature. if you are using newly account they are likely to be blocked easily. My account have 25,000 followers organically then I started to use Ninjagram
I don't want to switch yet.. I may try to reverse back to my PC and see if it will work again as never had problems until moved to vps.

This is my next step if my settings strategy fails.

Then I would try gmt2 as a lot of people say good things about it...
My dude.

I'm on the same journey as you. Been using FollowLiker but trying to switch to Jarvee.

Not really having issues with temp blocks (very often, happens sometimes), but rather a few of my client's accounts just start bleeding followers one day (i.e. usually getting 30-60 followers a day on moderate follow unfollow settings, now suddenly losing like 2-60 followers per day).

As I mentioned before, I'm trying to switch to Jarvee, but have some technical errors with a few accounts that are keeping me on Followliker until resolved.

I don't know how to send a private message. If you do, feel free to PM me!
I feel you... We both struggle but your problem is a bit different, let me know how it goes with the followers. I'll pm you.
 

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I feel you... We both struggle but your problem is a bit different, let me know how it goes with the followers. I'll pm you.

How do I send a PM on this website anyway? I can't see the option on your profile or your posts :p
 

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If Instagram were to block jarvee using trace, it won't work even on home ip. Instagram is going hard on proxies . A real user never operates on data center proxies. Instagram servers check request ip and takes action accordingly. You can try this using home ip , follow few and change proxy, try to follow and you will be blocked on very next request.
 

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We need more people like you on blackhatworld!

on topic, everyone needs to start treating Instagram like it's fucking facebook. Yes you can automate a lot of things on instagram but the old set and forget methods are being follow blocked nearly instantly. This comes down to a few problems. PROXIES are huge because they're the easiest thing to track as instagram just looks at your recent IP history and sees this account has JUST logged on through a new IP and is already following 100-400 MORE people than it was yesterday, huge red flag for their systems leading to instant follow blocks. HWID can come into play depending on the bot you're using (which is why I think Jarvee might not be intentionally leaking but Instagram has caught onto their "default profile" ). Account bios are instantly crawled by insta bots and routinely blocked from following for having poor choice of words (FREE / DOWNLOAD / GENERATOR, you get the gist). There is a lot that goes into running a "natural" or "human" instagram account and you have to consider all angles before venturing in this platform.
Good luck to all and stop thinking you're going to beat a 100bn+ company with a few paid bots and some fringe proxies. It takes more to fool instagram, get creative!
 

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I don't have enough posts to include links in my posts but maybe this article from TechCrunch could be a contributing factor: Instagram suddenly chokes off developers as Facebook chases privacy

Why are folks here contemplating switching from FollowLiker to Jarvee?
 

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If Instagram were to block jarvee using trace, it won't work even on home ip. Instagram is going hard on proxies . A real user never operates on data center proxies. Instagram servers check request ip and takes action accordingly. You can try this using home ip , follow few and change proxy, try to follow and you will be blocked on very next request.
I've been using the residential proxy by resnetworking. It's activated / created via my own ip. A lot of people praise this method including the creator who runs hundreds of accounts using it. So I am confident with the proxy at the moment... Hence why I keep trying to mess with the settings.
We need more people like you on blackhatworld!

on topic, everyone needs to start treating Instagram like it's fucking facebook. Yes you can automate a lot of things on instagram but the old set and forget methods are being follow blocked nearly instantly. This comes down to a few problems. PROXIES are huge because they're the easiest thing to track as instagram just looks at your recent IP history and sees this account has JUST logged on through a new IP and is already following 100-400 MORE people than it was yesterday, huge red flag for their systems leading to instant follow blocks. HWID can come into play depending on the bot you're using (which is why I think Jarvee might not be intentionally leaking but Instagram has caught onto their "default profile" ). Account bios are instantly crawled by insta bots and routinely blocked from following for having poor choice of words (FREE / DOWNLOAD / GENERATOR, you get the gist). There is a lot that goes into running a "natural" or "human" instagram account and you have to consider all angles before venturing in this platform.
Good luck to all and stop thinking you're going to beat a 100bn+ company with a few paid bots and some fringe proxies. It takes more to fool instagram, get creative!
Thank you for your opinion. I agree on the links / poor word choices and proxies. I explained my proxy choice above. I don't think it's the problem. Let's see if my settings test will prove itself right or not.
I think my account is somehow flagged.
It gets flagged for about a day or can be longer if you run into temp blocks all the time. My 1st account solved this problem by resting it for a week. Now my settings are ultra low and no blocks yet... I suggest you try the same method. Just make sure your proxies are good to start with.
I don't have enough posts to include links in my posts but maybe this article from TechCrunch could be a contributing factor: Instagram suddenly chokes off developers as Facebook chases privacy

Why are folks here contemplating switching from FollowLiker to Jarvee?
Probably the same reason why I keep thinking of trying gmt2... When trying multiple proxies, settings changes don't produce the results but then other people claim to be doing 1k actions daily using different systems like @Jamaicanghost claimed a few posts above - it's tempting to consider it... It could just be a smokescreen, or own / affiliate bot promotion. Or it might be true, but we can only find out by venturing out and testing it...
 
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So here is my experience:

I had 6 accounts using followliker. All but one was an aged account of several years. I was doing about 1000 followings a day, and using 3 ip addresses. 2 were on my home ip. Another 2 were on a dedicated instagram proxy. the other 2 were on another instagram proxy from storm proxies.

the first account to get blocked was the one that was only about a year old. It happened a few days before the others, but followliker was telling me it was stuck in a login loop or something. The next day I updated followliker and that's when it was telling all my actions were unsuccessful. Then the account on the same proxy got hit the next day. Then the next day after that all of my accounts got follow and like bans. That is when I referred to BH and saw other people were having the same issues. After reading about Jarvee I switched to Jarvee. The transfer was really easy and there are more options as far as randomizing task on jarvee.

Right now I am only running two accounts on Jarvee and on no proxies. Im running my oldest account(8 years old I think?) and my newest(abouta year, and the first to get blocked). So far no issues but I am just doing follow and unfollow and warming up the accounts. It's doing about 300 follows and 300 unfollows a day growing by 17 more each day.
 

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So here is my experience:

I had 6 accounts using followliker. All but one was an aged account of several years. I was doing about 1000 followings a day, and using 3 ip addresses. 2 were on my home ip. Another 2 were on a dedicated instagram proxy. the other 2 were on another instagram proxy from storm proxies.

the first account to get blocked was the one that was only about a year old. It happened a few days before the others, but followliker was telling me it was stuck in a login loop or something. The next day I updated followliker and that's when it was telling all my actions were unsuccessful. Then the account on the same proxy got hit the next day. Then the next day after that all of my accounts got follow and like bans. That is when I referred to BH and saw other people were having the same issues. After reading about Jarvee I switched to Jarvee. The transfer was really easy and there are more options as far as randomizing task on jarvee.

Right now I am only running two accounts on Jarvee and on no proxies. Im running my oldest account(8 years old I think?) and my newest(abouta year, and the first to get blocked). So far no issues but I am just doing follow and unfollow and warming up the accounts. It's doing about 300 follows and 300 unfollows a day growing by 17 more each day.
Let me know how it goes when you'll start liking. Today my 7 day rest account got its likes blocked doing 150 on average only. Very sad. My settings were not aggressive at all. Now I'm reducing it to 100. Results are rubbish though. If I can't manage to warm it up and increase I'll need to look for another solution..... All other accounts likes blocked again. After resting for 1d. Will wait more.
 

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I have a 29k followers account

Lately I saw this video on a YouTube with this guy suggesting Jarvee like Settings : 2-5 Likes per 2-5 sec operation,

Is that ok? It something that could grow my account?
 

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Let me know how it goes when you'll start liking. Today my 7 day rest account got its likes blocked doing 150 on average only. Very sad. My settings were not aggressive at all. Now I'm reducing it to 100. Results are rubbish though. If I can't manage to warm it up and increase I'll need to look for another solution..... All other accounts likes blocked again. After resting for 1d. Will wait more.

You're using residential proxy right ? I can suggest solution via pm . Only thing Is I don't use it for growing accounts and so far it's working good haven't tested for aggressive settings but no blocks so far.
 
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