An applet I have for posting from Instagram to Twitter isn't working. When I click "check now" all I get is a message saying "We can't check your applet right now" and it always give the same message. The applet never run and the only item that appears in the activity log is the creation of the applet. I used to have applets like this one who worked perfectly, what can it be?

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  • Have you tried contacting their support? They can supply more information on the errors. I did it a few times and got a bit more detailed error that helped me figure out the problem. – arieljannai Jun 5 '18 at 10:08
  • Maybe there's a usage limit from one of the sides? – arieljannai Jun 5 '18 at 14:20

Do your IG posts have a lot of hashtags? I stumbled across this forum Q bc my latest IG post kept failing to fire IFTTT to Twitter, and I got the same error message as you when I tried to check the applet. After the third time I then tried it again with just a simple "test" caption and suddenly it worked fine. I have posted long captions before so I don't think it was the character limit per se, but I think the problem post couldn't tweet because of something in the caption.

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  • Hi, what you wrote sounds like a comment, not an answer. However, I do see that you have some information here that can be relevant as answer. Would you edit you answer to make it fit the site better? Sources and references would be also great. – arieljannai Jun 5 '18 at 10:00
  • they have zero hashtags – Pablo Jun 5 '18 at 10:26
  • BTW, I "solved" this by switching to another similar service (Zapier) but now they have the same problem. – Pablo Jun 5 '18 at 10:27
  • @Pablo if you solved it, even if with another service - it would be great if you right an answer about it, in case someone else encounter it. Although if it doesn't work maybe it's not relevant (but in general) – arieljannai Jun 5 '18 at 14:19

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