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What do you want to see in an Instagram bot?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by instawizard, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. instawizard

    instawizard Newbie

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    Hello,

    I am in the process of developing a bot to compete against FollowLiker and MassPlanner.

    So, my question is...

    What do these softwares lack? What isn't included that should be included?

    I'm open to anything and everything. I think there is a lot of potential, but I want to hear from you guys.

    Thank you!
     
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  2. jiungsong

    jiungsong Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I recommend a simple out of the box automated solution for follow/unfollow, so that new users can pick it up and start growing their accounts ASAP.
     
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  3. whodunit27

    whodunit27 Junior Member

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    as a long time user of FL - i would love to beta test your bot

    a few suggestions - i messaged FL and they failed to implement the feature even though i would know it is possible

    GENDER SELECTION - its in the ig settings - they ask you when you create an account - so why can i follow only a certain gender!
    this is a must for my niche - as i only target females - or pages with mostly female following!

    COMPARE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS - id like a feature where you can compare 2 accounts and see if they share mutual followers and followings
    A MUST - recently a competitor popped up and they are botting - they were directly targeting us, we scare tacticed them and they stopped -
    but id like to figure out if they are targeting me in the future - or figure out what they are targeting or were - To stay on top of them and always have an advantage
     
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    Neither FL or MassPlanner have the option to create accounts.
     
  5. instawizard

    instawizard Newbie

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    Thank you for the suggestions! This is really helpful. Please send in more!
     
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    Content scrapping ability. Scrapping contents based upon trending, popularity, engagement, followers who are highly engaging,etc. These data are much more useful and effective than the follow/unfollow method.
     
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    Send post to explore feature :eek:
     
  8. madblackhatter1000

    madblackhatter1000 Power Member

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    A scraper of a hashtag that can find the most popular posts for that year.

    A scraper that exports posts and comments into a nice CSV/Excel for offline creation of future posts. I hate developing posts within my VPS on MP, it takes nearly 5-20 minutes to edit just 1 post. But I can edit 100's of posts offline in a day no problem.

    Also a tool that recommends which follow sources are better, and which are worse based on followbacks. MP has this data, but its up to us to export it to Excel and run the calculations manually. I'd love a tool that looks at this and makes its own decisions. If the followback from Account A is 80%, and Account B is 40%, and Account C is 2%, then I want the tool to target Account A @ 100% until all sources are used up, then Account B next, and so on...
     
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  9. thatPaul

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    Instagress does this if you're desperate to try it now...
     
  10. thatPaul

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    Id suggest the bot can fire an email over to warn that it might be on a temp comment/follow/like ban.

    Number of times i've had an account just liking and not commenting while instagress is eating my time...
     
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  11. Lifelong

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    Far more flexibility.

    • MassPlanner needs more ANDs and ORs, although there's many options, I often find them quite restrictive. Also integrated A/B testing would be awesome
    • Better GUI - people have bulk accounts, make it as efficient as possible to use, and easily see and update what accounts are doing 'at a glance'. MP's GUI is rigid as hell.
    • Far greater reporting and export/import capabilities. No software can do it all, so make it as easy as possible for people to get data out and in.
    • CROSS PLATFORM support. HAVING to run Windows as a server makes things more costly and more of a pain. Headless server, web based GUI - the best combination.
     
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  12. instawizard

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    Thanks for this! Could you give more examples on ANDs and ORs? This is a functionality I'm currently working on.
     
  13. colorme

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    If your bot will have several instances running (or windows open) with accounts, a way to update the Blacklist, Whitelist, etc., of accounts on that instance/window by just entering in one place. Example: You have an instance with 20 accounts. You want to update the Blacklist on all or some of the accounts on that window. Just click on a "blacklist" button, enter the new blacklist data and then option to "Add Blacklist" or "Replace Blacklist" for All/some accounts on that window.

    Right now, Followliker you must open each account to replace, and that is very tedious. And, I'm not referring to the current option on FL to Custom Settings-Copy to other Accounts/Replace on other accounts - as this will copy/replace all settings from the account that is being copied.
     
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    Also, a dashboard for each account (or a selection of accounts) with option to start doing a task (follow/unfollow/like/comment/etc) at a certain time and stop at a certain time. So for example:
    Mon-Sun 8am-10am Follow
    Mon-Sun 10:30am Post
    Mon-Sun 11am-1pm Like
    Mon-Sun 1:15pm-3pm Follow
    Mon-Sun 3:03pm Post
    Mon-Sun 3:05pm-5pm Like

    Etc.
     
  15. instawizard

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    That's already available with FollowLiker & MP, isn't it?
     
  16. colorme

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    Not available on followliker for separating at which hours you want to stop/start each function. The FL dashboard is to start/stop only with ticks for each action.
    But again, nothing like, follow from 8am-10am, stop, then like from 11am-2pm, etc.
    It's just a dashboard to start/stop everything that you want, and the program will rotate between each task.
     
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    Also don't have your bot lazily like the 3 most recent posts of a user as it looks lazy/fake/disingenuous...

    Make it random.
     
  18. instawizard

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    Also how would you want A/B testing done? Can you explain that a bit more?

    Okay thank you for clarifying.

    That's in MassPlanner, but thank you for the suggestion.
     
  19. thatPaul

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    Well its not on all bots so please include it!!!!!
     
  20. cashtime4ever

    cashtime4ever Registered Member

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    Hope you will let everyone in this thread who is contributing to give you ideas will have a chance to review your bot when you're done.

    Ca$h