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Instagram testing

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Startrick, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    I have read many are quiting instagram, anyway i tried to test it.

    I did make a "Real account" As if i were i newbie, i just took my phone, created and account with my mobile number... all ok, within 3 days i was following 1600 persons and i got 370 follows back.

    Not bannings just sometimes i were unable to follow for some minutes, was awsome how quickly i could grow my account.

    Well today ( day 4 ) i did just add an webpage in my bio. In matter of less than an hour instgram disabled my account.

    " you are not allowed to promote or use instagram in comercial manner " .

    The webpage wasnt mine, i just make up,invented one.. as: sagsag.com ( this is no the real one i used ), surprisingly the web existed but was only a index page, no content just front page.

    So for all of you trying to make an IG from zero the "natural" way , Webpages triggers banns instantly.

    My IG had no picture no post just were following people from a niche.

    Maybe stupid decision, just wanted to try with no info as if i were totally noob, new.

    By the way, i was able to make a new account instantly with the same phone number :O.

    This must be bot bans, noway to recover unless i contact them.

    i was willing to start a journey to earn some cash.
     
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  2. LaNet

    LaNet Regular Member

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    You shouldn't add link on your fresh account. I have 3 to 5 months old accounts and when I add link to them, I have no problems. I am also warming them up tho
     
  3. mnunes532

    mnunes532 Supreme Member

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    " you are not allowed to promote or use instagram in comercial manner " .

    Where did you get that warning? By email?
     
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  4. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    This is when i click on : more info , about conditions.
     
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    tamerbek Junior Member

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    Two weeks ago iam added my site to 7 days old instagram and no ban, maybe because my site it's legit wordpress shop.
     
  6. Startrick

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    Many thanks for your replies, i may try again and test more. this time i have made a new stupid think, have added bio link just after registering an account, now i will try to grow account without ban.
     
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    why is there a business account option if you cant use it in a commercial manner?
     
  8. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    The account was personal not bussiness :(
     
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    ah, the commercial manner rule is only for personal accounts?
     
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    lawyal Regular Member

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    Thank you for the warning. I didn't know about their commercial link rule.
    Does somebody know if a business account works too for the method to make money?
     
  11. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    Right now i am doing more testing, i am a really noob in this field so can not answer :(

    Strugling with landing pages also..
     
  12. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    Have grow slowly new account with link in bio with no problem from sunday till today, have hitted 80 followers 800 following and got ban .

    I want to grow accounts and learn a bit, will continue to try even i admit is a bit discouraging.
     
  13. MightyMu

    MightyMu Regular Member

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    what type of link do you put in the bio and how many do you follow per day?
    Because I have no problem with new accounts, although i start at following 200 a day (adding 25 follows per day) and 300 likes per day (adding 25 per day) .
     
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    you follow too many people too soon :)
     
  15. Startrick

    Startrick Registered Member

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    I have been pushing arround 100-400 day, to see limits to test account. I know is toomuch, but got no problem , i follow when i kick the limit i am unallowed to add more followings ( no likes at all yet, no publications nither ).

    So far so good, but when in bio there is a link and i push the following until IG do not allow me to add more, then, in that instant, my accound is suspended.
    But if i do the same with out link ( CPA Link ) in the bio, no problems, i can grow quick.

    By the way, i am a bit confused, you say you start following 200 a day then btw brackets you say 25 a day.. which is correct?

    Thanks.

    Sure, but i want to be stubborn, and find how can i manage a great increase in less time. Go slow and have at the end the same result ( ban ) is a headache for me. i want to find the formula for a better result when finally i start promoting . ( well i have started to test ).

    All i can say till now.. i am learning.
     
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  16. mnunes532

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    What he meant is this:

    day 1: 200 follows
    day 2: 225 follows
    day 3: 250 follows
    etc
     
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  17. Startrick

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    Good, as my second account was banned my third will be following your more or less your set up.

    I plant to get as much followings as i can till banned, no bio link, just following, maybe will post if i see account survive some days

    Do you ( or anyone else ) suggest me unfollowing protocol?

    From today in fitness niche will try to grow account .

    Many thanks .
     
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    I'm growing my fresh account with a .com link from the first day started from following 50 and liking 100 a day. Now I follow 300 and like 400. I won't go beyond that for now because it's the first week.
     
  19. Startrick

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    Testing continues! "thanks for all those who encourage people to take action ".

    Well, i got bored following manually in the en of october so i quit and got lurking reading a lot till i decided to buy a bot.

    My first bot and still testing ( followliker welcome to my life ). I have to say that at first it seems a very good tool but my first impresion is : As manual action there is no better equivalent.

    Many experienced members here say always, "look natural" that is the key as I am testing and experiencing.

    My bot ( one account at the moment ) has follows backs but is very very slow ( maybe i have to learn more ) but manually it was like , hitting follow to 20 people and i got in seconds follows back. With the bot i look for those accounts followers and only the recent ones ( as i did manually ) and the follow back takes 1-30 minutes and i get very few people following back.

    Looks like if IG knows is a robot and ghost the to the person i follow that i have allready do so.

    Well i have yet no idea but would test more .
     
  20. Startrick

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    I found a "very clever" way for instagram to find bots. I was testing macros simple ones to emulate human adding follows from other users followers.

    When you do it manually there are some ramdom users were you have to click two times to follow ( normally you just need 1 click ). In the list if you scroll down even if you have allready followed one person it appears again down in the list, obiusly if you are human u see it and skip it.

    If you automate this behaviour bot just scrolls down and click just one leaving the " test users" not followed, at this time u are getting the red flags for bot alarm.

    When the macro was running, follow back ratio was almost null .
    When i was doing the same but manually , avoinding allready followed users and click two times at those users that were not followed with a single click, suprisingly followers were starting to follow back inmediatly almost.

    So if yo are a bot instagram will ghost your follows.

    Later i did run again the bot ( macro ) and after some minutes... phone verification arise.

    When i was doing this manually i had no issues with pva.

    I need money and still unable to grow user, i am and i feel so stupid at this time...
     
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