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Questions tagged [instagram]

A free photo sharing application that allows users to take photos, apply a filter, and share it on the service or a variety of other social networking services.

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Can you block someone on Instagram if their account has been deactivated?

This is kind of petty but I cannot understand how a deactivated Instagram account can be blocked. A friend claimed to have blocked me after deactivating my account. He assumed I blocked him. My ...
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Instagram anonymity and hashtag posting and followers [on hold]

I was wondering what percentage of Instagram users manage to remain anonymous. If someone grabs someone's phone and posts a hashtag with their picture from their profile everyone will be able to see ...
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Facebook Page linked to a deleted Instagram account

My Facebook page was setup with a Instagram business account (long story short, my page was hacked and deleted). I have tried linking a new Instagram business account but no success. I have unlinked ...
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Why does Instagram show the stories I already watched?

Prior to the 2 weeks or so, when I watched a story on Instagram and when I come back later to the app or web, those watched stories were pushed back to the end of the queue. So I wasn't seeing the ...
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Instagram has my old email

I got a new email 2-3 years ago. My Instagram has my old email. I can’t remember my Instagram password now and when I try to reset it, they keep sending the verification code to my old email, which is ...
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How to get insights and analytics of other Instagram accounts?

For the purpose of direct advertisement I need to be able to analyze Instagram pages that does not belong to me. Direct advertisement is when we find a page, we talk to admin and negotiate about ...
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Instagram following ban

Everey time, I want to follow somebody, I get this error message. It's in hunggaryan but i translated it: Function error! Wasn't able to perform the action. Try again later. Some contents are limited ...
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Why the desktop version of Instagram doesn't keep feed position?

Recently I have found that Instagram doesn't keep the feed position after visiting a post so if you have browsed through let's say 100 posts and you have opened the 100th after you close that one it ...
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how can i log in to my Instagram account without the confirmation code sent to my phone?

I'm having troubles trying to log in to my Instagram account. I have my email available and my Instagram account linked to my Facebook. The problem is when I try to log in, it keeps asking me for a ...
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Instagram confirmed account but can't get the security code

What do I do? I don't have access to the number it's sending the security code.
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Someone trying to register my email with an Instagram account

Over the past two days I have been receiving Instagram Confirm your email address for Instagram emails telling me that an old Gmail account of mine has been added to an account: Hi [redacted]! ...
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How can I manage the Followers Activity log on Instagram?

The Instagram smartphone application has an Activity log (represented by the heart button at the bottom of the screen) and this Activity log is divided into two tabs: You that features the follow ...
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Will IFTTT applets using Instagram keep working with the upcoming Instagram API deprecation?

Sadly Instagram is going on with deprecating their API. After December 11, 2018 it will not be possible anymore to display an Instagram feed (latest 20 posts) on a website. (https://developers....
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How do I use IFTTT with Instagram posts that use multiple photos?

IFTTT has many recipes that backup, repost, etc when you post an Instagram photo. However, these only appear to work with Instagram posts that use a SINGLE photo. Since Instagram provides ...
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My Instagram Is Compromised Despite Security Measures

Two days ago, my Instagram posted some obvious scam photo about Ray Bans on my account. When I found out, I took the picture down. I changed my passwords on Facebook, Instagram and my two email ...
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Is it possible to see somewhere in Instagram how many followers you have exactly, after it started to count them with “k”s?

In Instagram, once you reach 10,000 followers it starts to shows them with "k"s, for example, 10,1k followers. Is it possible somewhere to see how many of them you have exactly, so you can check if ...
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Log in /connection problems Facebook to Instagram

When I try to log into my Instagram account via Facebook (on a laptop) I keep getting "sorry an unknown error occurred, please try again". I've reset passwords, tried different browsers, cleared ...
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Instagram Post Likes - Invite to Like FB Page

I have a Facebook Page that I am trying to promote. Yesterday, before I boosted a Page Post, I also signed up for Instagram. Facebook then also posted / boosted my Post on Instagram, in addition to ...
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Multiple Aliases for the same Instagram account? Is it possible to make the same Instagram Account findable under different names?

Is it possible to make the same Instagram Account findable under different names, so that when googling for “John Doe Illustration” or “John Doe Illustrations” (note the plural S) the very same ...
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Made my Instagram account private, still all the pictures show up on Google Search

When googling my name all my (now private) Instagram pictures shown up, linked to www.pictaram.com/user/xxxx addresses. Is there any way to stop pictaram showing my pictures?
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One Instagram business account managed by multiple users without sharing credentials

I'm looking for a solution to manage one business Instagram account with multiple different users without sharing the credentials of the master account. I created an Instagram business account, ...
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How can I regain my Instagram account after the phone number got invalid?

My Instagram account has been suspended by the Instagram team, possibly because I had not used it for a while, and I tried to log in from within a different region from where I used to do. When I ...
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Does Instagram provide ready-to-use Follow buttons (with colors, sizes, texts, counters, so forth)?

Like Facebook or Twitter buttons. I can't find any information in their documentation. Google Search doesn't have much either.
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Bug in Instagram blocking mechanism?

I've used Instagram for years, but just a few weeks ago was the very first time I had to block another user, as he suddenly started spamming my profile with rude comments. Now, this could be just me, ...
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Prevent Instagram from suggesting me to my Facebook friends (accounts not linked)

In my Instagram app I don't log in with Facebook (my accounts are not linked and have never been) but somehow Instagram is showing me contacts from Facebook and presumably showing my contacts my ...
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My Instagram profile is public but my photos are posted as private

For the last week now, every photo that I post can only be seen by people that follow me and not publicly - eventhough my profile is set as public. Does anyone know what could be the cause of this? I ...
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Is there any way to make an automatic post with image to a Facebook group you aren't admin of?

Note: I already know this question: Is there a way to automatically post to a Facebook group? The answer there is right (I've been using it for a long time) for groups you are admin of. But what I ...
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Instagram is hacked

Someone has hacked my Instagram account neither my username exist now neither my phone number or my email is getting connected. I tried Facebook it says account does not exist what should I do?
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Accidentally denied Facebook access to my Instagram page

While trying to set up my Instagram business page I accidentally denied Facebook permission. How do I go back and reset this so I can allow?
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What is my Instagram password if I created it with my Facebook page?

I need my password for my Instagram to connect it to my business Facebook page but I created it with my regular Facebook so I don't have a password.
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If I block some people on Instagram would they be able to…?

See only my older posts or would they see none? See only my older activity on the tab "following" on the app, or none? By older posts and activity I mean those that I posted, liked, commented, etc. ...
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How can you see whom 2 other Instagram followers follow and are followed by?

For 2 other users whom I follow on Instagram, how can I see all users who: follow them both? are both followed by them?
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Instagram is public but no one can see my tagged photos except me

My account is public and all photos tagged are set to automatic. I can see the photos I've been tagged in on my account, but shows "no posts yet" when everyone else tries to view my photos. All my ...
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Automatically post to Instagram from Twitter / Facebook / Tumblr post?

I have a blog and various social media channels to which I regularly post a curated set of images. I'd like to automatically post to Instagram. My current multi-platform social media setup is like ...
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How to find Instagram users who don't follow back?

How do I find Instagram users who don't follow back? I used to use Statusbrew but Instagram shut them down.
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How to post something to Instagram without the app?

How can I post something to Instagram without downloading the app?
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Instagram anonymous?

If I have viewed an Instagram account (found on a Google search) could the owner of the account see that I have viewed it (pics and videos etc) if I was logged into Google at the time? Would they be ...
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Can you make some photos private on Instagram? [duplicate]

There's a profile on Instagram where I can't see some of the persons pictures, but from my friends profile I can see them all. The Instagram is not private. Can you do so on lyrics some people can ...
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How to upload a high quality video to Instagram?

I have an 1080p HD video edited on a computer that I'd like to upload to Instagram. The issue is that on my first attempt, even though I selected landscape format instead of the square format, ...
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How to replace a video in an existing post on Instagram?

The video quality after upload/Instagram compression looks terrible and I'd like to replace/improve the video but maintain the post (and likes/comments/etc.) Is it possible to replace the video in an ...
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How can I find mid-level influencers on Instagram? [closed]

I'd like to hire social influencers for an app I'm launching. The app is for 20-somethings who go to clubs and bars. I have a low budget, so I'd like to find some mid-level Instagram influencers (100k-...
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Restore deleted Instagram account created using Facebook login

I had created my Instagram account using my Facebook account. Recently I deleted my Instagram account and now I'm wondering if there is a way I could get it back. Can you tell me how?
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Lost access to Instagram account

I have lost access to my Instagram account since it became unlinked with my Facebook account. Every time I try login with Facebook, it takes to creating a new Instagram account option. I tried ...
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Why does Instagram image source have a Facebook favicon?

Stumbled across this. Does anyone know why Instagram uses the Facebook favicon? I know Facebook owns Instagram.
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Pointing IFTTT Recipe to a different Instagram Account

I am a teacher and have set up an IFTTT account to automatically post our classroom Instagram account photos to our classroom Facebook page. IFTTT automatically is connecting to my personal Instagram ...
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From a list of 'Likes', how can you see all profiles that are public?

The only method that I know is too inefficient: click on each profile and then see whether that profile is public or private.
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How can I auto save Instagram images to Google Drive?

Before June 1st, I have an IFTTT recipe to achieve my goal. However, due to some changes, IFTTT delete my recipe. So my question is how to auto save one's instagram (like https://www.instagram.com/...
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Should you keep your Instagram API access token secret?

I've been trying to use Instagram's API to extract tagged photos to show on a website, but have had trouble generating an access token (not part of this question). I see that there are many ...
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Does Instagram delete old accounts?

It looks like my old Instagram account has been deleted, whereas I still have a confirmation of my account creation (in 2012) in my e-mail inbox.
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Why is Instagram's Swarm check-in so awful?

Since I've started using Instagram as a mean to post pictures and places in three networks at once (Instagram itself, Facebook and Swarm) I've noticed how badly Instagram links places to Swarm. It's ...