I have a bunch of Instagram followers who no longer are active. Is there a way to detect followers who have not liked one of your last 10 posts and block them?

  • You could script something like that using the API. Mar 8 '16 at 2:45
  • @TomWoodward if you know how to do this, you might want to create an example and post it as an answer. Mar 8 '16 at 14:07
  • @TomWoodward I think the API is under tight restrictions now. You have to have a real app idea I believe.
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    Mar 9 '16 at 3:56
  • Yeah. Even before these changes, It'd require full oauth etc. to do it. I'll put it on my list of things to play with if time allows. Mar 9 '16 at 13:16

There's a great and thorough tool named IGExorcist.

It allows you to check for ghost followers on Instagram, which are the inactive or spam accounts that follow you. It works by cross-checking your followers against accounts you’re following to gauge interaction over the past 300 days.

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