What we do against spam accounts on Instagram

With the rise of the spam trend our Instagram account has recently become a victim of spam followers, in order to keep our integrity we are writing this article to explain to our loyal followers the truth, to show that we are an open book with nothing to hide.

from Marah Hamed

To explain what’s going on, us, the social media team for Hauptstadt athleten, will explain to you what Spam followers are? How do they work? How do you get them?And what we are doing to fight them?

Spam being currently a trend for younger generations makes it hard for us to distinguish which accounts are real and which are fake, as part of our Instagram marketing we try and interact with our potential target market, by liking them, following them and even commenting on their posts. This makes us more exposed and vulnerable to fall victim to fake followers and indeed we have started getting fake followers: the way this works is that when one had found you, all bots connected to it will proceed to follow you and more will come on daily basis.

Bots get deleted by an Instagram hunt everyday, in a recent press release they have promised “we will begin removing inauthentic likes, follows and comments from accounts that use third-party apps to boost their popularity.”, however in order to fight them we are also putting our own effort in by checking what Instagram accounts are following us on a daily basis and blocking any accounts which look like they might be fake.

We are trying to do our best to double check each account, getting multiple professional opinions and making sure we are doing the right thing, however if you believe we made a mistake and accidentally blocked you we are very sorry,please contact us on haupstadtathlete@gmail.com and we will fix the problem for you:

We hope you can understand why it’s important for us to be real, legit and transparent!