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Is Pinterest Ghosting Accounts and Pins??

Discussion in 'Pinterest' started by EmpireQuality, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. EmpireQuality

    EmpireQuality Elite Member

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    hey all.
    I just started a re-pin campaign with pinblaster for my site.
    I have 50,000 followers and pinned 20 times already, but got no traffic and no re-pins.
    Usually I would get traffic by now so i dont know whats going on here.
    I am pinning to my own group board using a second account, and using a proxy.
    is pinterest ghosting accounts now?
    or are they ghosting pins?
    please help, my followers are worthless if i cant pin to them haha.
    thanks a lot
     
  2. waldes

    waldes Junior Member

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    What is the age of the second account.
     
  3. EmpireQuality

    EmpireQuality Elite Member

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    at least 2 years, but i just started using it yesterday.
    could that be the problem?
     
  4. cyrusdavirus

    cyrusdavirus Regular Member

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    It's the latest algo called smartfeed. Essentially, the homefeed for users, including your followers, are not just seeing pins from those they follow. The smartfeed is showing pins from other pinners as well (e.g. "Picked for you"). Additionally, your pins does not show up by the latest order anymore. The smartfeed algo calculates it with some factors and decides the proper order. Also, promoted pins are all over homefeeds, too. Of course, you could be ghosted, but it's a lot harder to determine nowadays.
     
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  5. EmpireQuality

    EmpireQuality Elite Member

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    damn, that really sucks.
    do you know how i can find out if i am ghosted?
    and what is the best way to maximize this "smartfeed" algo?
    thanks a lot
     
  6. cyrusdavirus

    cyrusdavirus Regular Member

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    I don't know how to maximize smartfeed, but I'm trying a few things with mixed results. I'm hoping that someone here finds something to share about it as well.

    When it comes to ghosting, try pinning from a popular website and go to pinterest.com/website/source. If you see yourself, then you're possibly not ghosted. I saw this when my main got ghosted from it's own group boards and website. I'm not sure if this technique still works cause my main recovered somehow and I don't have any ghosted accounts to test.
     
  7. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Urgh, makes me want to just ditch my pinterest bot and go for paid pins, lol.

    Thanks for letting us know about the algo update though.
     
  8. abdouarj

    abdouarj Newbie

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    i just had the same problem ... no repins no traffic ..