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Uploading the same photo across multiple accounts?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by thekingwillwhip, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. thekingwillwhip

    thekingwillwhip Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    I'm curious to see if anyone does this. Currently I have 30+ accounts in a niche and have a post list of 600 photos uploaded to each account. The photos in the post lists are the same for each account. I upload 2 random photos at random times per each account per day. Is this a viable way to be flagged by IG? With a post list of 600 photos, there is a somewhat small chance any of the accounts will be posting the same photo daily. Does anyone else do this?
     
  2. alxmax

    alxmax Regular Member

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    I got banned (and got my accounts activated again) from uploading photos that I had previously uploaded on earlier accounts before I got into growing IG accounts, both of the photos were my own, but I of course didn't give credits to myself to the old accounts. So I think it might be a problem if you upload the same photo to multiple accounts even with months between without giving any credits to the first uploading account.
     
  3. thekingwillwhip

    thekingwillwhip Junior Member

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    Hey alxmax,

    Thanks man. I have credit being given for every photo. I previously was not giving credit and tons of users started complaining so I spent all weekend adding credit to every photo in my post list. I just hope I will not be banned for the photos that I've already posted without giving credit.
     
  4. thekingwillwhip

    thekingwillwhip Junior Member

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    Is there a unique image code that is attached to each image. So if you post the image across two accounts there is a way for instagram to know that the image was uploaded from the same person?
     
  5. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes, it's called MD5 hash, you also want to strip the EXIF metadata too. If you do a Google search, you can easily find tools for both.
     
  6. alxmax

    alxmax Regular Member

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    My bans happent automatically within 30 mins after the upload, so if they have been there for days/months, no problem, unless you get reported by some user of course.