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What the * is this on Instagram?!

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Twanofzo, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Twanofzo

    Twanofzo Regular Member

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    Yo guys,

    I have been tagged a lot into these kinda posts lately:
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    People will randomly tag 5 other people into a post... Seems like a nice new way to promote a niche? (hehe)

    Anyone knows how this works/with what program this is possible with?
     
  2. batman38102

    batman38102 Registered Member

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    I have been getting tagged into these posts too. I thought you guys knew what this was?
     
  3. Divination

    Divination Power Member

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    It's phishing.
    They hack your Instagram account and post this shit.
     
  4. Twanofzo

    Twanofzo Regular Member

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    You do see that there are like 25 new comments every second? Would love to know what hack that is/what automation tool that is then lol
     
  5. rootjazz

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    You can do that in Instadub (disclaimer: it is my product) and probably in other products too I imagine

    In instadub it works in a few ways.

    1) when starting an action to post images / repost it will run a scrape / search to find users to tag / mention. If your action is to post 10 images and you want 10 tags per image, it will scrape 100.
    2) You just dump in a list of users who you want tag if you have a pre targeted list
    3) If you are reposting (downloading an existing ISG image then posting it as your own) you can perform a search based on the image / account who posted. This will happen for each item. So if you are about to post accA image, you can scrape 10 of AccA followers then tag them
     
  6. Divination

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    This is their funnel.

    1. Buy mentions to that photo, which tags @uglyinstagram or whatever.
    2. On @uglyinstagram they have a link in bio to their website.
    3. On their website they have made it look exactly like the Instagram official login page.
    4. People enter their details and it gets sent to their database.
    5. They use the account details and mention more people on the original photo. Viral effect.
    6. Repeat
     
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  7. colorme

    colorme Supreme Member

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    Just report the account that tagged you for spam/harassment. They will usually get deleted by Instagram within a few days.
    It does two things. One, keeps these pervs away for a while by deleting their accounts. Two, it teaches real users to not be so gullible or stupid by going to other sites and just entering their login information.
     
  8. KenTZ

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    This is blackhat genius.

    Wait, is this how IG mentions services get their accounts? :eek:
     
  9. Lamuks

    Lamuks Regular Member

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    I'd guess they made them themselves and botted them to some extent. Though who knows, maybe there is some shady guy doing this on BHW.
     
  10. JokerSEO

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    Just another scam phish attempt