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Safe Unfollow Rate?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by thekingwillwhip, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. thekingwillwhip

    thekingwillwhip Junior Member

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    Hey Guys,I'm wondering if anyone knows what is a safe rate to unfollow at? A lot of my accounts are approaching the 7,500 number and it is time to start thinking about a large unfollow stretch. Most accounts are within a month old so I do not want to push the numbers too hard.Any Advice?Thanks,King
     
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    Hello OP, in my book, if you want some advice would be to not follow up to the limit. A better aproch in my opinion is to only follow no more than 1000 people and then start following X amount of people and then waiting 3 to 5 days and then first unfollow the people that did not follow back.
     
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    i unfollow a little higher than the follow rate is. which seems safe but its slow for the account. so i follow 4 days and then i unfollow 3 ... which should be more or less equal - means the following after a week is more or less the same as it was on the beginning.
     
  4. thekingwillwhip

    thekingwillwhip Junior Member

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    What unfollow rate do you think is safe? Around 700 followers a day?
     
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    it probably depending of the age of your account .... i do 700 and its no problem till now.
     
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    i do between 500-1000 per day and no problm
     
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    Rapid is that in addition to following or are you just unfollowing at that amount?
     
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    This is a good strategy. Generally I do manual work for about 1k followers. Then I buy about 3-5k followers cheap right here on BHW and automate through Instagress 1 full time to about 5k(for start up). I usually will get about 2k real followers from the targeted following. After that my ratios look about 7k followers - 5k following and I leave it there for about 3 days and automate my likes and comments to only hit my feed just for extra hope that they will follow me back if they are not already. If someone isn't posting within those 3 days, I don't really care to follow them since they are not as active as I would like my followers to be. I will get probably only about 50-100 extra followers back during this period. Then I automate the unfollowing for the most part, which can take a week or so but it's less work for me and I don't have to worry about hitting limits. But when I did manually unfollow, I think the limit was 60 every hour. For safety I would just unfollow 8 people(the amount of people I can see on my phone screen at a time) and just do this periodically throughout the day, never unfollowing more than 500 a day.
     
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    Alright I am going to unfollow between 600-700 throughout the entire day. I will also continue liking photos. I hope this isn't too aggressive and my accounts don't get banned.
     
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    I also do not follow until 7.5k. For the new accounts, I follow until 3k only then I will start unfollowing already. Once my account has reached 3k followers, I will only follow until 2k, never higher than the number of my followers, then I start unfollowing. And when I am unfollowing, I am liking a lot of photos to hopefully still gain followers.
     
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    Do you guys rest or a take a break on your accounts before unfollowing or do you immediately just start unfollowing the day after?
     
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    Depends on account age, I can unfollow 1500 a day on some aged accounts.
     
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    On one month old accounts I unfollow 1500 a day.
     
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    That's going to probably end up becoming a problem, make sure your using good delays. At first it's best to start small and work your way to greatness.
     
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    liking is not working for me .... i think its more or less useless.
     
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    900-1100 , was doing this on brand new accounts now they are almost 3 months old,runing 24/7.No bans,but i plan to slowly decrease these rates as soon as my accounts grow without the need of a bot.