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Is it forbidden to talk about paid SO on IG ?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by InstaMasta, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. InstaMasta

    InstaMasta Junior Member

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    Hi guys,

    A simple quick question : Is it forbidden to talk about paid Shoutouts on Instagram ? What I mean is, if someone send me a DM and I tell him by DM "It's 10? for a shoutout of an hour" and the guy report my message, do I risk a ban ?

    Thanks !
     
  2. helixstone

    helixstone Registered Member

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    id also like to know anyones experience with this
     
  3. imGrej

    imGrej Senior Member

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    As far as i know you can talk about it in the bio so it should be fine to name it in DM's.

    Talking about selling likes or followers gets you a warning pretty quickly tho
     
  4. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED

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    I believe its ok to talk about it but to be safe you should have the person email you.
     
  5. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You should sell your shoutouts on a external site. Even if IG doesn't ban that, it looks bad if people find out that your recommendations aren't organic.
     
  6. Gortiva

    Gortiva Newbie

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    Never even thought about using instagram that way. I have stayed away from alot of the social sites but have been reading alot lately about instagram and tumblr being good for promotion. I have an adult tube site though so not sure if it will allow for that type of material
     
  7. richardleb

    richardleb Power Member

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    Agree.
    OP, you shouldn't worry if you sell shoutouts externally for example via mail, kick or own website.
     
  8. InstaMasta

    InstaMasta Junior Member

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    Yeah I know, that's safer to use mail and that's what I do but I would lose some sells because a lot of people ask directly by DM. That's why I ask this.