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Who's Been Banned for FollowLiker or Instagress?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by colinhatz, May 12, 2015.

  1. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    I want to buy one of these for my business to diversify traffic, but I'm scared of being banned. I have approximately 1200 followers, but this obviously needs to increase.

    If you've been banned, what was your daily follower count at? Why do you think you got banned? Thanks.
     
  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    I take it by 'ban' you mean acc permanently disabled by IG. I have in the past, but they were my spam accs and I was just being spammy. However, on my main,personal accs, no. Just temp bans. If you value your acc, I suggest you don't follow other's whose settings are aggressive. While, those will work and may get you results, it will let to acc disable quick. Use low moderate settings, and you can let the bot run 24 hours with 6 hours rest in between.

    IMO, comments are effective way to attract followers. Don't just write up short comments, but come up with generic long comments that don't appear spammy (@main) and you be amaze on the number of users who will follow you.
     
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  3. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    Yes, I mean a permanent account disable. Definitely don't want that.

    Yeah, I'd be happy with 100-200 followers a day. I don't need anything more aggressive than that. I could even go lower than that. Say, 50-100.

    This isn't considered too aggressive is it?
     
  4. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Gaining of followers isn't the issue. It is the daily limits for liking, commenting, following that will get you in trouble.

    To be honest, for an age account, 4 months or older, it's rarely possible that your acc will be disabled right off the bat when you start botting. You will get temp bans more times over before that.
     
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  5. killopus

    killopus Regular Member

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    i would recommend not doing anything that can reported by other users like commenting or DMing.
     
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  6. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    OK got it, yes my business IG account is almost 1 year old. Slow growth. I'd like to pick up the growth for sure.

    So basically, I'd just make a really slow rate for liking and following?

    I read this somewhere, how are these rates?


    • 2100 likes per day (17-22 second delay)
    • 450-600 follows per day (15-20 second delay)
    • 350-450 unfollow per day (15-20 second delay)
    • Minimum of 1-2 photos posted manually per day while running these settings,
    Are those too fast?
     
  7. loshara

    loshara Power Member

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    too fast for following. you're allowed to follow 50 people at max within a certain timeframe. Increase the delay to spread it out because what will happen is Ig will not let you follow others but FL will write that it has successfully followed other people. The rest is fine but unfollow people at least after one day and alter the delay seconds and number of activities every day. Not by a lot but don't have it the same every time. I have replied to you in other thread but it's not much there.
     
  8. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    I would cut those in half and adjust slowly up.
     
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    250 follows/unfollows per day if just starting out
     
  10. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    Thank you all. I will cut that rate by 1/2, maybe even by 2/3rds. Not getting banned is the most important thing to me, not necessarily a super fast increase in followers.

    But if I do very slow and controlled rates, I'm assuming my odds of being banned are slim to none?
     
  11. francis1017

    francis1017 Supreme Member

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    Can you please show your safe settings? if it's ok to you.
    I just keep getting on tempo ban for following..
     
  12. loshara

    loshara Power Member

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    the answer is yes, unless people will flag your comments as spam, which is why you need to tailor them
     
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    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    I use similar settings with my churn and burn accounts. So far half them get banned while the other remain active.

    We'll see what happens this month.
     
  14. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    Yes that's scary.

    Have you tried to lower the settings by 50%, maybe even 66% to see whether or not you get the ban hammer?
     
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    colinhatz Newbie

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    What are your settings if you don't mind sharing?
     
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    If you choose to use Instagress, I have been using the "Normal" settings that they have. This is approximately 1000 likes, 250 comments, and 300 follows per day. Been using it for a month now on a particular account and have had no issues. The account is a little over a month old. From the looks of it, this falls right in line to about 50% of the aggressive settings for FL in the above post. Hope this helps.
     
  17. colinhatz

    colinhatz Newbie

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    Thanks for that... God, I really want to try. This manual following and liking is SO annoying. But this is my money business ($6-10K/month), and I already have 1300 organic followers. Of course Instagram isn't my income source, but I'd love for it to be part of it. Maybe I'm just being a pussy lol, I dunno.
     
  18. mladz

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    If you have an established account it is impossible to get perm banned on instagress. My 10 accounts have been temp banned 100 times each just wait 24hrs and continue.
     
  19. francis1017

    francis1017 Supreme Member

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    Doing more than 2 actions on an account will get you banned in no time, the safest way is to do only one action at a time...