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Mass unfollow = decrease in engagement

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Ksgirl, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Ksgirl

    Ksgirl Junior Member

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    I have 16k followers and am following 7200 accounts (all following me back)- some of my photos average 1200+ likes - last week I got 4000 likes and 200 comments on a photo - still unsure how that happened. I normally always hit top posts in the hashtags I use. I'm due for a mass unfollow which I have been dreading. Have you noticed engagement going down a ton when mass unfollowing to 0?

    Also I just started using FL for photo upload. Only issue is, it posts every account right at midnight. Can someone advise on the settings to correct this? I tried a few things but it just caused all my tasks to take forever.

    Also, how do you check DM's for accounts you can't log into? Is there a way?
     
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  2. JokerSEO

    JokerSEO Power Member

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    It will surely lower engagement however this can't really be avoided except for keep growing your account and new followers will hopefully add engagement
     
  3. Cherry

    Cherry Supreme Member

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    That's what usually happens when you're mass following/unfollowing. Can't stop it, just keep growing your accounts, target the right people and hopefully soon you'll gain more organic followers who will stay and engage with your every post. Good luck!
     
  4. Ksgirl

    Ksgirl Junior Member

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    Thank you :) I figured that was the only way but was hoping maybe there was some method I was unaware of
     
  5. bimmerime

    bimmerime Regular Member

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    unfollow only those who don't follow back
     
  6. Ksgirl

    Ksgirl Junior Member

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    That's the thing - they all follow back. I've been unfollowing for months now then mass refollow & I've finally hit the limit
     
  7. artemis42

    artemis42 Regular Member

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    That's the thing, sometimes you gotta lose 10 to gain 1000.