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Post doesn't show up on hashtags

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Galaxian, May 21, 2016.

  1. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    Hey!

    I just noticed that my post aren't showing up on the hashtags that I add. Does someone know why this is happening?
     
  2. Dagreyon

    Dagreyon Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Sounds like a shadow ban. Have you been spamming posts or using a bot? I've heard of other people having this issue.
     
  3. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    No spamming or bot, was posting in the adult niche though, nothing nude.
     
  4. Dagreyon

    Dagreyon Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That could be it. What about what you're posting, does it have text on the image or in the description with a website link or anything that could be viewed as spammy that could have been reported?
     
  5. Galaxian

    Galaxian Junior Member

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    No links or anything like that, nothing spammy. Was a girl in bikini. This affected all of my other accounts too for whatever reason.
     
  6. ven90

    ven90 BANNED BANNED

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    I had a similar experience. I saw one of my posts goes viral, but I saw I've made grammar mistake and I've edited the post to fix this. A minute later that post was some kind shadowed. So i did research, and I found that my hashtags ( after I post, I do comment on my own post 20-24 hashtags, related to the post ) are gone, Instagram have removed my hashtags auto. This is new, so I don't have much to share.
     
  7. Dagreyon

    Dagreyon Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Are your other accounts all being used from the same IP address? Could be a shadow ban from having too many accounts doing too many things from the same IP (depending how many accounts you have).
     
  8. Galaxian

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    3 accounts on one IP. The post is visible if you browse the hashtag via computer but not via the app.
     
  9. MoneyEagle

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    I recently heard that developers at Instagram are currently playing with "#hashtags".

    Using one hashtag more than once may block its usage (or activeness) as a hashtag.

    Above is what I heard from an active group working on an Instagram tool.
     
  10. Dagreyon

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    I'd try to make a fresh account under a different IP and then try to post the same thing with the same hashtags and see if it works. If it does, that would tell you if its something to do with your 3 accounts, which could be an account shadow ban, IP shadow ban etc.
     
  11. brymedia

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    I have this issue with one of my pages. It's been like this for a long time, on and off. All other pages I have on the same IP aren't blocked, and can use the same hashtag list and appear in hashtags. You'll notice your post will appear in hashtags on your phone with the account that is blocked, and any other account you have that is following that account. Same goes for other users. But for any user who is not following the account, will not see the account.

    I haven't figured out a solution to this either :/
     
  12. ArtisanSEO

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    Interesting.. But what do you mean exactly by using a hashtag more than once?
    Using it more than once in the comment and caption? Or do you mean uploading photos with the same hashtags over and over again?

    Funny enough because I have a suspicion that there's an issue with the hash-tags which I am using.
     
  13. Encomiast

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    I'm having the same problem. The problem is confined to the phone app, however. Looking at the hashtag on a desktop or via an service like iconosquare displays the image on the hashtag page. I am not botting, but my account does have a fair amount of churn from follow/unfolllow.
     
  14. radis

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    copy and pasting the same hashtags for each post is spammy, that could be the problem
     
  15. Encomiast

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    In my case the images eventually appeared on the hashtag page. They also appeared in the top nine. Maybe Instagram is making some changes on the backend and we are seeing a caching issue or some other consistency problem with the DB.
     
  16. MoneyEagle

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    Uploading photos with the same hashtags over and over again! I've just read it on that group, haven't even tested because I was away from the Instagram thing these days.
     
  17. ArtisanSEO

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    I hope that's not true..
    I am going to be running a few experiments later, whoever wants to join in on the experiment can add me on skype; machiavelli.pw
     
  18. Bleenck

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    So I've been using the same hashtags for a couple of weeks and it was taking about 30~40 minutes to show up at the hashtags page, today I changed a couple of them and it appeared there immediately. I'll still do some more tests, but I thought it was an instagram problem as an app, cause sometimes it appeared regularly and other times it took that long time.