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What? I just lost 300 likes on a specific picture? What's happening?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by TsarBomba61, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. TsarBomba61

    TsarBomba61 Newbie

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    So today I was looking through my 10 latest pics and I saw that one of them uploaded 5 days ago had actually lost about 300 likes!:(

    How is this even possible? None of my other pics were affected at all, just that one picture. Where did they go?

    I haven't lost followers or comments either... just likes on that one pic.
     
  2. Shadexpwn

    Shadexpwn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Those must have been bot follower profiles getting hit by a wave or blocked by the algorithm.

    Try posting more and see if there's a difference.
     
  3. JokerSEO

    JokerSEO Power Member

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    Have you ever purchased artificial likes from bot accounts? Could be that those bot accounts were deleted and with them the likes?
     
  4. TsarBomba61

    TsarBomba61 Newbie

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    I've never purchased a single like before. I can only think of two possible explanations

    1. Someone gifted me with fake likes for some reason.
    2. A hashtag I used was taken over by bot accounts trying to gain followers through likes.

    Number 2 seems the most plausible...
     
  5. TsarBomba61

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    I swear to Thor, for some reason, they're all back! Seems like it might have been a glitch with instagram. I'm very confused