Instagram is cracking down on fake influencers


Instagram took notice of the booming social media influencer market. These so-called influencers shell out cash for thousands of likes and spammy comments. They’re every marketer’s worst nightmare and an annoyance to real Instagram users. During the past couple of weeks, Instagram has shut down third-party sites and apps like Instagress, InstaPlus, and PeerBoost, all of which violate Instagram’s Community Guidelines and Terms of Use.  Wannabe influencers use these types of services to automate thousands of these generic comments and likes. All they need to do is pay for the number of likes and comments they want, and a bot…

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