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My first ban experience

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by iamthesuark, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Regular Member

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    Hi everyone,

    so today is a sad day for me, since my IG account got banned for the first time in my Instagram journey.

    Thankfully it was not my main account, but still it was an account that was growing very nicely.

    The weird thing about it is, that I did not change any settings recently and I was running it like this for at least 2 weeks.

    It is weird and unsatisfying, but still we all have to go through these struggles.

    If any of you have any suggestion, tips or trick of how I might get my account back or what would be a good thing to do, please let me know.

    Thanks and good luck to you all,
    -iamthesuark
     
  2. bcoz4u

    bcoz4u Junior Member

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    What you mean IG its instagram account?
     
  3. bcoz4u

    bcoz4u Junior Member

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    you can check in google how to reactive instagram account they have wiki solution for this
     
  4. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Regular Member

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    Yes, IG is a shortcut for Instagram.

    I checked, however I wasn't able to find any proper solutions to this, but thanks for your reply :)
     
  5. radis

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    what were your settings
     
  6. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Regular Member

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    Nothing crazy for a 2 months old acount, however I was using the comment feature without spintax, so I assume that this was the issue.
     
  7. radis

    radis Junior Member

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    ya most likely, I don't even use comments. Great results but way too risky for me
     
  8. iamthesuark

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    Well, for me personally the comments didn't bring as much positive results as I initially expected.

    It usually only gave me one follow, from the person on who's picture I commented on and sometimes not even that.

    Sometimes the user started a discussion based on my comment or started asking my why am I commenting on their picture, haha.
     
  9. loshara

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    there's a very slim chance of your account being recovered. wouldn't raise your hopes on somebody helping as well
     
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  11. radis

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    if you're willing to pay you can definitely get it back, is it big enough that you would pay to get it back though?
     
  12. iamthesuark

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    Unfortunately I know, but thanks for your reply anyways :)

    Thanks for the motivation. Yes it was very small, around 1.5K followers, but it still sucks losing an account, haha :)

    It was not that important to me, so I am not interested into getting it back as much.
     
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    How many comments did you do daily?
     
  14. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Don't bother. Slim chance you will get it back.
     
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    DiscoHat BANNED BANNED

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    Might be worth trying to get it back depending on the followers.
     
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    growmyinsta BANNED BANNED

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    How old was the account, account age is very important now a days.
     
  17. Paper-Boy

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    About a week ago, I had an account banned that had 10k followers .

    It's just part of the game OP, just move on. :)
     
  18. Windmill

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    When something like this happens, it is a kick to your morale.

    That is OK. Sit down, and look at what you did right, what you did wrong, and learn lessons. If you did this once, you can do it again!

    It is also a very important lesson that you need to diversify your traffic sources. What are you doing with your instagram accounts? Directing traffic to affiliate/CPA offers? If that is your strategy, I'd recommend you reconsider this strategy and direct the traffic to a squeeze page and collect your leads.

    Will you make less money upfront? Yes. But in the long-term, 12 months from now, you'll have a solid subscriber base that you can use to recover from any bannings.

    When I got my first strike against me in YouTube (successfully appealed but still), I was very happy I had my email list separate from YouTube's subscribers that I could always use to recover with if YouTube banned me.
     
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  19. loshara

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    seriously? tell me please whom shall I pay, to have a 100% chance of getting my account back
     
  20. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Regular Member

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    About 60 maximum :)

    I know, but still it sucks losing your account.

    It is not worth it in this case and the chances of getting it back are super slim.

    It was about a month or two old.



    Thanks so much for this post! Made my day better :)