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Manuallly achieved 35k account - thinking of botting

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by imjay, May 16, 2016.

  1. imjay

    imjay Newbie

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    Hi all

    I've very slowly built up a page to 35k manually, averaging 1k likes per post.

    My plan was to keep this account to remain manual; and build up an additional old account (has about 500 followers) using a bot.
    I have been researching what I could on Follow liker, picked up a few good tips but had 1 major concern:

    To keep this simple I now have 3 accounts. A personal account, the 35k account I built up on my own, and this new account with about 500 followers.
    If I keep all 3 of these accounts on my one mobile phone; are they all at risk to get banned, even though only the new account is run on a bot?

    I don't want my personal/35k acc getting banned just for being on the same mobile as the bot. Does anyone know if this is a known issue? and if so is there any way around this, or a solution to the problem?

    I would plan to manually post 1-2 photos a day on the new account from my phone. I heard somewhere its a big no-no to post photos on your mobile while the bot is running. Is this true?


    Any help would be very much appreciated

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  2. ChanzGrande

    ChanzGrande Elite Member

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    You will likely expose all your accounts to risk doing it this way. Further, for the limited amount of activity you are looking to accomplish it seems unusual to use a bot. Honestly - FL and other bots for instagram are designed for people that are creating much larger networks of accounts and who have a lot more going on than 3 accounts. I wouldn't personally use any of these bots with a limited account number as it's overkill.

    I would say either look to build your project out into something more substantial, or continue with your manual growth process. It might be time-consuming or take a while to generate the kind of revenue you are looking for, but using FL this way while also logging in from your phone is going to expose you to risk on any accounts managed from the same phone. So I'd do Followliker right, and get dedicated private proxies and look to really scale your project up, or continue as is.
     
  3. imjay

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    Firstly thank you for your reply.

    During my research I came across a lot of banned users which is why I wanted to test the waters with this new account. If I felt everything was going good I was planning to start botting my 35k acc; and then possibly add more accounts as I felt more comfortable. But initially I planned with only one.

    You've put me off using FL this way with my phone, so will be looking at alternatives. I don't have much experience with running private proxies this way; I didn't think it was nessessary when running under 3 accounts on one phone.

    If I did decide for now to use FL on my new account; what would be the best way to do it without risking my other accounts?

    Thanks
     
  4. hanshanshans

    hanshanshans Newbie

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    What was your method to grow that big manually? Could you elaborate? :)
     
  5. ndnstyl

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    It is actually really hard to say, and as the first reply states it does expose you some to now use a bot. Usually (from my experience) most use the bots to get off the ground and once you start to get some organic results, they stop botting and do everything manually. You going the exact opposite route it would be prudent to try and do it the safest way possible.

    Don't be too aggressive with the bot, and definitely use proxies. Other than that be very mindful of your growth, I know from my experience as soon as I started hitting over 25k I was organically gaining about 150-200 followers a day and just stopped using the bot for anything other than liking others pictures. Everything else I do manually.
     
  6. imjay

    imjay Newbie

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    Literally just follow people in my niche, and unfollow soon after.

    I understand that. Even at 35k I'm hardly getting new followers that I haven't already followed first.
    I think I've been put off with using a bot, especially as I like to manage everything on my phone. My plan was to slowly build a family of accounts; instead of just the one I have now.

    I'll still be looking into this, but I didn't realise the costs of everything. I was aware FL was quite pricey but didn't realise how much it would cost for each proxy! I'm sure I read somewhere proxies were not needed for instagress; any thoughts on this and the software?
     
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  7. gtwomedia

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    I manage about 50 client accounts who all upload their own content from their phones. I use FL & individual proxies for each client and have not had an issue in 6 weeks(since I started using FL)

    Just don't be too aggressive with your FL setting and you should be fine. I only use like(800 to 1000 a day) and follow/unfollow(3 days of follow @ 400, 4 days of unfollow @ 300)