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Time has changed.. (?)

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Jaymien, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. Jaymien

    Jaymien Regular Member

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    Hello peeps,

    I'm a quite an old user, I doubt anybody would even remember of me... Anyway, I used to "rock" on Instagram back in the days. I had a main account at over 350k followers and some others secondary ones too.

    I had to stop everything because I had IRL problems and I got banned for "nudity" as well (it wasn't tho.. but it seems like IG was a lot more strict back in the days regarding this, tried to contact them for weeks but was an useless effort).

    That is my main niche, long story-short, I still have few accounts with some thousands, even one at 11k , but just a shadow of what I used to have.

    So I may be interested in getting back since IG was really fun and I enjoyed working on it, the only problem is that I see that the restrictions on liking/following/unfollowing got really absurd lately. Two years ago I used to rock at more than 20k likes per day on a single account, and I never got banned for abusing it.. now 100 likes every hour seems absurd, I used to do like 100 likes in maybe 1minute haha.

    I also checked if there are any bots worth money, but every single one looks like a complete rip off, I mean, it's okay since these crazy restrictions from IG, but come on.. they're so overpriced I can't even believe it people are paying money for them, back in the days same bots with same functions were just free.
    Private bots costed max 40-50$ for a really good bot that could be used to basically crack IG, I used around 4-5k spam accounts on a single bot, and I wasn't even trying hard (some may remember the period where everyone got mass spammed with fake followers.. yea.. it was my crew).



    The final question --> Is Instagram still worth the work??

    Looking at it now 2years after looks almost impossible to grow an account, during the past few days I even been trying to be "legit" at growing an account, and it seems like even #TAGS became nearly useless, I used to get at least 10-15 or even 20 likes just by using the correct tags only, now it's much if I get 3-4 likes..

    Best Regards,
    Jaymien
     
  2. petirthunder

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    No Instagram is not worth anymore, just quit man
     
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  3. Jaymien

    Jaymien Regular Member

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    Oh okay, sad to hear that it was plenty of fun to work on IG, do you have any other suggestion to where to move then? Maybe a less saturated and less restrictive place?
     
  4. JustChillin

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    I see this very often and it's very funny when people say this or that is overpriced, it shouldn't cost more than x$. If you think it should cost less, why don't you hire someone to make a private bot and sell it so you can bank? There goes your money making method.
     
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    Hahahah he's yanking your chain,removing the competition.
    Instagram is still worth it but quite tough to crack right now too.
     
  6. InstagramJDM

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    yeah i agree, for the money you can make, bots really aren't that expensive, i use Instagress and you can get like 180 days worth of "time" on yours bots for like $45 and it only deducts time when the bot is actually doing a task, so for my 8 bots, $45 lasts me months, and the money i make, makes it worth it, just always think back to the quote, "you gotta spend money, to make money" and $45-$90 doesn't seem like a big investment at all to me at least, and i'm 18 haha, good luck
     
  7. Redox123

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    i remember the time where I liked 5000pics a hour!!!
    Best time ever. Got so much back from the likes. Back in the day it was so crazy, I was bigger than all
    the social media sensations and now they're chillin with justin bieber and shit. lol
     
  8. Jaymien

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    Sorry you probably missunderstood my words, what I was trying to say is that it feels unworthy to pay so much for a bot (I know is not their fault) that can only provide very few features, while 2 years ago I could easily like over 20k+ per day with each account.

    Back in the day 50$ (which is nowadays avarage BOT price) would guarantee a fully extremely good bot, that had the potential to crack down instagram, account creation (with all the features), proxies, management.. everything.

    Just be carefull, what I'm trying to say is that there is not currently any service that is worth buying, all the bots that are out there, since IG rules are so strict right now, can be easily emulated with iMacros and some brain, you don't even need to pay somebody to build a private one.

    The only service I was REALLY interested is the service you have linked on your signature, and for a service like that I'm even willing to pay more than the listed price, the only problem is that I've been reading all the reviews, and it seems like the custommer service is extremely bad, if not one of the worst ever, which makes the product really unappealing.

    Maybe it will get better overtime, but so far, I won't buy it if it remains like this, with 0 customer service.. (or at least, basically 0 response once you give the money)


    I see, well I cracked it once, I know it was the golden era haha, but IG is not the only thing I've been working with, I might give it a try again, since I was getting some really good profit back in the days.



    Yes I see it, it just seems unappeling to me, because with 20bucks I could have such a better bot than Instagress.. also Instagress doesn't seem anything special to me, you could actually obtain the same results with a hand made iMacro. (the only reason you would actually buy it, except if you're so lazy haha , is maybe if you have multiple accounts.. but then again the price goes up ;) )



    That's what I was saying, I had a private server running InstaGet 24/24, it was so profitable back in the days, I made some good money .. + it helped me boosting my other social media and fiverr too.
    It's sad that all this happened, it all went down after videos were introduced on Instagram.
     
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    you're kicking me in the grave here...
     
  10. Jaymien

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    Hahaha, sorry for that :p
     
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    instagram is way harder these days, you could buy a $100 shoutouts and get less then 100 followers. back then I've heard people gaining like 45k from a shoutout
     
  12. Jaymien

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    45k seems a little to much, but well I used to sell shoutouts, and it was a blast of a business. Easy & clean if done rightly.. let's see if I can pull it off again. I'm not gonna go full mode on it, I'll try to start again for fun, since I have some free time to use :)

    Btw I've never bought a shoutout, just traded.. but I've sold quite a lot of them, since that was the main purpose of my pages.