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Instagram loses 50% of its users in 1 month

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by G-S-T, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. G-S-T

    G-S-T Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Instagram has lost 50% of its users since they announced their new TOS.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/01/14/instagram_bombs/

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    The new TOS clearly hit them hard. But the fact that they stopped playing ball with Twitter didnt help them. And all the shitty public bots that came out over christmas didnt help either.

    Instagram has been well and truly raped by marketers.

    Makes me wonder if I'm flogging a dead horse at the minute.

    Perhaps its time to find something new to milk.
     
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    Yes, A day of bot run won't worth a penny. Any new social media out there?;)
     
  3. Junkfood00

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    Great news! Hope them and Facebook die and don't come back. Also the faggot Suckerberg if possible. They are just like Google, they ruin every good user experience.
     
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  4. moeatwa

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    LOL... We're like a cancer aren't we? We move in, we milk it for what it's worth, and we move on. Change really is the name of the game in IM ain't it? :D
     
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  5. G-S-T

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    indeed
     
  6. HoNeYBiRD

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    it's definitely not a dead horse yet

    people will still stay who do not care and maybe those are more naive, so it's easier to market :)
    and don't forget that xgram was shut down which was the only public bot for mass acc creating, its death should have an effect too on that graph, just as all the other C&Ds

    so i'd rather translate this graph into more real naive people and a lot less bot accs
     
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  7. PureBlack

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    Keek perhaps?
     
  8. steelballs

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    And back on its arse in UK is Facebook

    The number of Facebook's UK users dropped by 600,000 in December 2012, according to data by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers.
     
  9. G-S-T

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    It would seem that anything fuckerberg touches recently turns to shit.

    I love using facebook for keeping in touch with my friends, but i hate the way its trying to milk its users.

    Eduardo Saverin: You don't want to ruin it with ads because ads aren't cool.
    Mark Zuckerberg: Exactly.
     
  10. kingsare2

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    I don't think it was the TOS that did them in. I think it was the banning of bots like instadominate, and changing the alogorithms. If they are making it harder for people to hit the POP page then what is the point of even using the thing?

    The same thing happened with Twitter when they sued Tweetattacks.

    Keek is definitely something to get into especially if you are marketing a personality. If you can bot some followers or views you can easily make it to the top 100 users. The rest is a cake walk from there.
     
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    mobile facebook has been bombarded with sponsored ads! gay.
     
  12. phatzilla

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    Probably all the bot accounts they banned that are making those figures
     
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    So, IG deleted most of FAKE Accounts?
     
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  14. Hawkode

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    Well, it is still possible to monetize and get targeted traffic with Boostagram since it's using an affiliate. You might want to check out that bot on Hawkode website :)
     
  15. tapangoldy_

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    facebook is losing too many things
    too much users delete their accounts in UK
    and instagram users down ;) that is also facebook owner
     
  16. bearbb

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    Hahha... too many bot account there. BHW contributes 40% there :D
     
  17. bearbb

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    By the way, about fb. I rarely ply fb now. I really don't like their policy, privacy...... and i see a lot of people follow the same track.
     
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  19. UnDerDoG81

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    Not they ruin every good user experience. Almost Blackhat, Spammer and Hacker ruined the web. Or do you really think google would work so hard on their algo if everybody would do normal seo?

    moeatwa has found the right words.
     
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    Did anyone say keek.com ?