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Instagram New description cut!

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Rackle, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Rackle

    Rackle Registered Member

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    Instagram has cuttet their description lenghth!
    Before there were 'no limitation' now after aprox 50 Letters you must click on '....' to read the Full description.
    As we all know people are Lazy nearly nobody will click on it which will destroy instagram monetization completely in my eyes.

    What's ur opinion if you have already noticed this?
     
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    longjohnlimber Regular Member

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    If you think that will destroy monetization of IG you need to try some new things mate! Won't affect what I'm doing at all, so I have no problem with it.
     
  3. onelettershor

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    then keep it short simple and sweet~ does it hide the bio links?
     
  4. Rackle

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    It doesn't hide the bio links but it affects if someone doing a shoutout for you.
    I mean they first must click on '...' to read the full description were it doesn't is as effect as it's someone see the full description while scrolling down trough instagram.

    It affects so much people.
     
  5. petirthunder

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    My theory,

    IG doing this to bring back the engagement back... For most of the people that have following above 4k following the feeds may become so crowded and they have no space on their ADS which going to be released on public this december...

    so they make all the possibilities to short the feeds such as non square photos / ads and now caption.
     
  6. 93chandu

    93chandu Power Member

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    So all our followers wont see our posts? Only a few % like FB?
     
  7. TheMasterOfMoney

    TheMasterOfMoney Power Member

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    That already happens....

    Where are you guys seeing this? I can see everything from both my ipad and iphone
     
  8. Rackle

    Rackle Registered Member

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    I have noticed this on my android galaxy s6. My friend noticed the same.
    We are doing cpa and our earnings have dropped rapidly.
    It's based on an loong description and since we have noticed this earnings got fked badly.

    The description cut is coming for everyone on every phone. People's reach have decreased what I've read so far.

    Make your last bucks out of instagram. It won't be this easy when instagram finished with their ad system.
     
  9. mishupust

    mishupust Newbie

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    Yet not checked .. just know by your post .
     
  10. HoNeYBiRD

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    i haven't checked it on mobile yet, but on desktop there's no change yet

    can't you just write a short call to action and guide people to the url? when i did CPA on ig, i think i didn't really use more than 50 chars in the bio plus the url of course in the website field
     
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  11. TheMasterOfMoney

    TheMasterOfMoney Power Member

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    Apparently it is only for Android yet
     
  12. Rackle

    Rackle Registered Member

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    It is coming for everyone.
    Instagram is getting destroyed in my honest opinion
     
  13. Dutch Masters

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    I noticed it too. It's pretty annoying and I think indeed that it will have influence of monetizing Instagram. I don't think shoutouts will become useless you just have to find a different way to describe it.
     
  14. HoNeYBiRD

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    The feed has not been altered in terms of what photos can be seen.

    EVERY photo shows up....for now. Blame your drop in cpa/engagement on something else.
     
  16. avilux

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    I'm so glad these Instagram updates are happening, I'd like them sooner to be honest. It rids the unmotivated out of the game. Honestly, this doesn't affect anyone at all if they know how to properly make money from IG. 50 characters is plenty to write killer persuasions. And there's so many ways to monetize IG accounts, the lists are endless. Sure, it gets harder.. but it happens to everyone. So if you're at the top, you'll stay at the top. It'll be harder for people to climb up the ranks.. and that's a very, very good thing in my opinion.
     
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  17. Rackle

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    I'm from germany it has started here.
     
  18. raffc

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    haven't seen this on my idevice yet? can anyone post a picture as to what this looks like?
     
  19. vini

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    Yes, please, i'd like to see it too.
     
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    You just kiddin', right?
    I bet this is your first week on IM...

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