How to Remove Ghost Followers on Instagram [Safely in 2022]
Want to know how to remove ghost followers on Instagram? This is the exact way I did it!
If you want to remove ghost followers on Instagram, you can’t use those glitchy apps in the Apple Store. Seriously, don’t use a ghost followers app because it might block you from certain actions (or worse get your account banned).
This is because Instagram does not like third-party apps that are not authenticated by Instagram, and as it goes, most, if not all of these ghost follower apps are not approved by Instagram.
In this post, you’ll learn the exact steps on how to remove ghost followers on your account without flagging Instagram’s algorithm. If you’re going to go through the efforts of increasing your engagement by removing ghost followers, you have to do it safely!
Too lazy to read the whole post? This section has the safest method on identifying your ghost followers to remove.
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What are ghost followers on Instagram?
The ghost followers meaning in terms of Instagram are basically followers that are inactive or fake accounts (bought and/or from giveaways) that don’t engage with your content. They boost your follower count without actually adding any value to your content.
You can get ghost followers from:
- buying fake followers,
- participating in giveaways
- or if you’ve been on the app for a long time.
For example, if you’ve had Instagram for five+ years ( like me ), then most likely there have been some followers who followed you at first but then just left the app for good. Also, if you’ve changed your niche/content, then some of your followers might not be interested in your content anymore and haven’t engaged in a long time.
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Best Benefit of Removing Inactive Followers on Instagram
The biggest benefit of removing inactive followers is that your engagement goes up. When your engagement goes up, your content actually gets seen.
As an influencer, with more engagement, you can get better brand deals, and as a business, with more engagement, you can get more relevant customers.
As I’ve personally removed ghost followers, I’ve noticed a big difference in my story views. In removing about 1000 followers, my story views have gone up about 300-400 views!
What Ghost Follower Apps and Services to Avoid
You pretty much want to avoid all ghost follower apps you find in the Apple and Google Play Store. Instagram is getting smarter and smarter by the day and can detect unusual bot activity. I’ve heard horror stories of people getting their accounts deactivated by using these unauthorized third-party apps so avoid them at all costs.
I personally tried to use a couple of these ghost follower apps and was sketched out when they needed to get into my account after I removed two-factor authentication– no thank you.
Also, their analysis of ghost followers is not that good. They only check the recent x number of followers you got who naturally may have not liked your content as much as old followers have.
Avoid ghost follower apps at all cost!
As for services you might find on Fiverr, avoid any who want to build a bot for you . Removing ghost followers has to be done manually on your own phone.
How to Get Rid of Ghost Followers the Right Way
1. do it yourself method #1.
The best way to get rid of ghost followers is to see which of your followers have NOT liked or commented on your photos.
If you have a scraping program, you would take a list of all your followers and compare it to the list of everyone liking and commenting on your pictures. Those who have not liked or commented on your last 60 photos but follow you are most likely ghost followers.
Then you’d take that list and manually force unfollow everyone slowly in the app. See below how to force unfollow.
Yes, manually unfollowing is very important, and it’s best not to do more than 30 force unfollows per hour (to not alarm that sensitive algorithm).
2. Do It Yourself Method #2
This method is a little less calculated but still effective (as shown by @creativeimpactco who cleared out 20,000 ghost followers).
Basically, you go through your followers list one by one and remove people who look “suspicious” as they said.
When they said “suspicious”, they probably meant accounts with no profile pictures and no posts or old accounts without any activity on it for awhile.
See below how to force unfollow.
3. Hire Someone for a List and Do it Strategically
The majority of us do not have scraping programs or even know how to do this. It can also be time consuming and tedious if you have a large number of followers.
As a result, I recommend hiring this guy on Fiverr. Here’s why.
After checking out a few peoples’ profiles and messaging back and forth with them, I chose to work with Tom because he offered me a pure list for me to go off of. Everyone else I talked to recommended bots or some type of automation, which is a clear no, not only in my book but in Instagram’s book.
I grabbed the largest package of his , got a list full of details in a few days then started force unfollowing inactive followers manually. See below how to force unfollow.
I haven’t been consistent with it and force unfollowing people is making me lose followers overall, but within a couple of weeks, I’ve already started seeing my story views go up.
I’d rather lose followers and have higher engagement, then get more followers and lower engagement because I want people to see my content!
Check out Tom’s service on Fiverr.
How to Force an Inactive Follower to Unfollow You
Before you start force unfollowing people, you need to know that:
- You shouldn’t force unfollow more than 30 per hour. This is to stay safe within Instagram’s algorithm and it does not think you are botting in any way.
- If you do a huge batch, then take a 20-minute break before you start another one.
- I can’t stress this enough but it has to be done within the app on your phone manually.
Now that you know the rules for force unfollowing, here’s how to actually do it (screenshots below).
- Go to the profile of the inactive ghost follower that you want to force unfollow you.
- Tap on the three dots in the top right corner.
- Tap Remove Follower.
- Tap Remove.
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Pro Tip for Mac Users: This process can be quite tedious when doing a batch at a time so I like to:
- have the Excel sheet of ghost followers that Tom gave me open on my Mac,
- copy a user’s name on my Mac
- and paste it* into the Instagram app.
This only works if your Mac and iPhone are synced to copy and paste between each other, but if yours are, then use this method. It really saves a ton of time from tediously typing in each follower’s username.
Hope you found this post to be helpful. If you liked this post, you might like this post on learning how to become an Instagram influencer .
If you need more help with Instagram, feel free to ask me anything in my free Facebook group or check out my TikTok.
xo, Sarah @sarchetrit
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Thursday 2nd of February 2023
hi sarah I have sports page for my business in instagram .In that 4.5 followers are inactive/bot .How can i remove that followers .kindly help me to remove this
Saturday 7th of January 2023
hey Sarah, Thankyou so so much for your blog on story views and this particular one helped me a lot .I was worried from last two years about how to access ghost followers on my business account and all credit goes to you for directing me to Tom.He gave me a list of ghost followers today and i was surprised to see it.It took away all my worries about my account. Please keep sharing such knowledgeable content.
Tuesday 17th of May 2022
I stupidly deleted 1,400 ghost accounts in 2 hours instead of in small batches as you wrote here (I read this after I had done it) and now IG has looted my reach even more as it didn’t show my reel to many people…. Should I repost it? And if so, how long should I wait as IG thinks I was using bots!
Monday 20th of December 2021
Finding your blog super helpful overall. Thanks Sarah!!
Wednesday 5th of January 2022
happy to hear! thanks for taking time out of your day to let me know.
Wednesday 16th of June 2021
I got around 2000 bot followers on instagram recently and they won't stop so I temporarily disabled my account however, I want to get back to my account ASAP but teh bots won't stop following me. What do I do?
Ah that's so annoying! Would you want to change your username? Or keep your account private for now?
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How to identify and remove Instagram ghost followers — and why you should
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It’s easy to assume that, when it comes to Instagram, the more followers you have, the better. But that’s not always the case.
In fact, Creative Impact Collective, a consulting membership for small-business owners, recently deleted 20,000 of its Instagram followers . That’s a quarter of its followers.
Why? Because after conducting a quality audit of its account, founder Fab Giovanetti made a startling discovery: Its engagement rate — the percentage of followers who engage with its posts — was a mere 0.1%. Meanwhile, the average engagement rate for an Instagram business profile is 4.7%.
The problem? Lots of Giovanetti’s followers weren’t liking and commenting on her content. But not just because they were infrequent users or were uninterested in her posts — thousands weren’t real followers at all. They were fake accounts created by bots. Essentially, they were ghosts.
Odds are your brand’s Instagram also has ghost followers that can hurt your credibility and lower your engagement rate. So here’s everything you need to know about ghost followers, including how to find them, remove them, and avoid them.
What are Instagram ghost followers?
Ghost followers are inactive or fake Instagram accounts that may follow you, contributing to your overall follower count. However, they never interact with your content.
Sometimes these accounts are created by real people who simply don’t use their account. However, they’re often social bots with no actual users behind them.
These accounts exist because people are willing to pay for followers, which has created a market for follower accounts. All those fake followers must be created though, and this process is often automated.
Just because you didn’t purchase them doesn’t mean these fakes aren’t lurking in your follower count. In 2019, the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance conducted an audit of 100 of the most successful Instagram accounts and found that up to half of all the accounts following celebrities like Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, and Ariana Grande weren’t real at all.
“All large Instagram profiles have some percentage of ghost followers,” says David Dundas, founder of influencer marketing agency HelloConvo . He estimates that 10% to 20% of brand accounts’ followers are fakes.
How do you identify them?
The Instagram ghost followers that are easiest to spot have no profile picture, no posts, and a high ratio of people-they-follow to followers. They may also have a username that looks like gibberish or is composed of random numbers.
In the example below, this account has no profile photo or posts, and it’s following more than 2,000 people but has no followers. Most likely, we’re looking at a ghost account.
However, a fake Instagram account can sometimes appear to be real. They may have a more convincing username and even a few actual photos posted.
What’s so bad about ghost followers?
If you’re concerned only about your number of Instagram followers, ghost followers won’t harm your account. In fact, you might even be grateful for the boost. But if you’re an influencer or if you manage a brand account like Giovanetti, those fake followers could potentially hurt your bottom line.
They can harm your credibility
Anyone can appear to be influential on Instagram these days by purchasing a few thousand followers. However, it’s not uncommon for businesses to analyze an account’s following to ensure they’re teaming up with the real deal, a person or brand that can deliver a worthwhile return on investment.
“When we evaluate influencers on behalf of brands, we use sophisticated tools to understand the makeup of your audience,” Dundas says. “We also do a ‘spot check’ looking at the comments on posts, as well as a quick scroll of your followers to see whether they’re real or not. If things look strange or they don’t have real conversations in the comments, we’re not likely to work with the influencer.”
Because Instagram users are typically paid based on the size of their audience, companies that team up with businesses and influencers that have fake followers are often paying to reach people that don’t even exist. In fact, a report by cybersecurity firm Cheq estimates that fake followers cost brands $1.3 billion in 2019 alone .
That’s why companies like social media marketing firm Hello Society now include language in their contracts that addresses Instagram ghost followers.
So, if you’re working with other brands, it’s important to ensure that your followers are legit, so you can establish and maintain an honest and mutually beneficial partnership.
They can lower your engagement rate
Just as Giovanetti discovered, Instagram ghost followers can make your content seem less engaging because fake followers don’t interact with your content. For example, let’s say you have 10,000 followers, but you’re getting only 30 likes per photo. In this case, it’s obvious, at a glance, to any savvy Instagram user that your engagement rate is incredibly low.
An account with many followers but low engagement likely has a lot of ghosts contributing to that high follower count. And if your posts aren’t getting enough attention from followers, they’re certainly not going to attract advertisers.
To calculate your account’s engagement rate, divide the number of likes and comments your 10 most recent posts received by your number of followers. Then, multiply the value by 100. (engagement rate = likes + comments ÷ followers x 100)
You can also monitor your engagement rate by using Instagram analytics .
Fewer people will see your content
Instagram’s algorithm predicts what kind of posts users want to see in their feeds based on what they’ve liked and commented on previously. And it’s more likely to display content based on how engaging it is.
So, if your brand announces a new product and the post generates a lot of interactions, the algorithm is likely to place this post in more of your followers’ feeds. This could also land it on Instagram’s coveted Explore page, where users are recommended posts from accounts they don’t follow.
A post that doesn’t attract many likes or comments, however, won’t have as much reach because Instagram’s algorithm deems it less relevant to users’ interests.
When your account has a lot of ghost followers that don’t engage with your content, this lack of interaction affects your post’s visibility. Not only is it less likely to appear in your fake followers’ feeds, but it’s also less likely to show up in your other followers’ feeds.
This can create a vicious cycle: your engagement rate drops, so fewer people view your content. And the fewer users who see your posts mean your engagement rate will decrease again.
How to remove ghost followers
It may seem daunting, especially if you have thousands of fake followers, but the best way to remove Instagram ghost followers is to do so manually. “I would literally go through our followers list and click on anyone who looked suspicious,” Giovanetti writes . “I would look for potential bots as well as people who have not posted since 2017 or beyond.”
Removing 20,000 followers one by one? Isn’t there an app for that? Well, yes…but we wouldn’t recommend it.
While apps exist that claim to identify and remove bot-created accounts, Instagram has banned apps that identify and remove ghost followers in bulk. Connecting one to your account can result in Instagram flagging your account and you potentially losing access to it. You also won’t have full control over which accounts are removed from your followers’ list.
Luckily, there are services that streamline the ghost follower-removal process, such as abetterinsta.com, which has a team of people who manually assess each of your followers and assigns them a “Ghost Follower Score.”
Plus, there’s an upside to manually removing those Instagram ghost followers. “A great perk of doing this is that I got to re-engage with active followers who may forget about us by liking some of their pictures, which also sparked up our engagement,” Giovanetti says.
Once you’ve purged your account of those fake followers, Dundas suggests being proactive and doing a bit of “house cleaning” every three months to remove ghost followers.
How to avoid Instagram ghost followers
The only way to completely prevent bots and fakes from following your Instagram account is to set your profile to private, so you have to approve each new follower. Obviously, this isn’t an option for brands. However, there are steps you can take — or not take — to keep those ghostly followers to a minimum.
Don’t purchase followers
Paying for followers is essentially purchasing ghost followers, so forego the temptation and focus on growing your Instagram following organically .
“Don’t buy followers,” Dundas advises. “It will forever impact your performance with the Instagram algorithm.”
Instead, he recommends making “audience reactivation” part of your ongoing social strategy. “Reply to all comments on your posts, engage daily with existing followers by leaving comments on their posts, and engage with new accounts in your niche that aren’t following you. This practice generates authentic conversations that give positive signals to the Instagram algorithm, and will increase your engagement rate.”
Need a little help engaging users and acquiring new followers? Check out a third-party service like HashtagsforLikes , which can help you grow your following with real people — not ghosts.
Don’t buy an existing Instagram account
There are companies that sell Instagram accounts that already have a following, but purchasing an existing account won’t actually give you a head start. More than likely, all those followers are exactly the kind you want to avoid: bot-created accounts.
Don’t pay for engagement
Instead of taking the time to manually delete all those ghost followers, some users opt to improve their engagement rate by purchasing likes, comments, and Instagram Story views. But while this may boost your metrics in the short-run, it’s not a sustainable practice, and soon you’ll be right back to where you started.
Create content that attracts real followers and engagement
Unfortunately, ghost followers just come with the Instagram territory for now. While it’s certainly a good idea to do a regular audit of your followers and clean out the inactive users and fakes, the one surefire way to attract real quality followers and get loads of comments and likes is to simply post engaging content.
Of course, that’s easier said than done, but we’ve got countless ideas to help you capture the attention of Instagram users — and secure their follows.
Start by taking a look at your Instagram analytics to determine what kind of content your audience engages with, then see the power of visual content to learn how to capture the attention of a fast-scrolling audience and really win at social.
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How to Remove Fake/Ghost Followers from Your Instagram Account in 2023
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If you’ve been using Instagram for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that your follower count isn’t what it used to be.
Chances are, many of those followers were fake or ghost followers – accounts that follow you but never interact with your posts.
Having these inactive or fraudulent followers can not only make your account look less credible to others, but it can also hurt your engagement rate and overall audience size.
Luckily, there are a few ways to remove fake or ghost followers from your Instagram account .
In this article, we’ll discuss two methods: mass deleting followers and using a service to remove them for you.
By following these steps, you’ll be able to improve your credibility on the platform and see better results from your posts.
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Virtually everyone has a few non-active Instagram followers – the trouble is, they can seriously damage your chances of earning money as an influencer.
Sometimes, fake followers just happen – but lots of people have paid to have a few extra followers added to their account. For anyone who wants to be taken seriously today, buying fake followers is a bad idea – but it hasn’t always been this way. Back when Instagram was fairly new, spending a bit of cash to boost your follower count gave instant authority and appeal – so there are plenty of accounts out there with more than their fair share of inactive or bot followers.
Whether you’ve bought followers in the past – or you’ve just picked up lots of inactive followers on Instagram, we’ll help you put things right.
This guide covers a handful of helpful points, including:
- Why inactive followers on Instagram are bad news for brands
- How to find your inactive followers on Instagram
- How to get rid of ghost followers
- Deleting ghost followers with an Instagram app
When you’ve finished reading, you’ll understand what you need to do to make sure your account is exactly what brands are looking for.
What is a ghost follower on Instagram?
On Instagram, ghost followers are fake or inactive users who don’t engage with any of the content you create.
Generally, these accounts have been created by an application referred as a ‘bot’ – a piece of software that automatically goes through the Instagram sign-up process in order to send spam messages and comments to other users.
Most fake accounts are easy to spot. They tend to have names that make no sense – often with numbers thrown in for no reason. When you look at the profile, you’ll normally see very low follower numbers – but they’re usually be following a huge number of accounts .
Of course, it’s not just the numbers that do the talking. Their content is usually poor quality or obviously stolen from other, legitimate accounts – and all their content will tend to have very few likes or comments.
Bot accounts aren’t the only ones to watch out for though. Sometimes, in an effort to get more followers, account owners hand over their password to spammers - who then hi-jack the profile. These hi-jacked accounts can be trickier to spot – but if you see a sudden change from ordinary pictures to promotional posts, it’s a good indication that it’s now a spam account.
Any account that’s been created purely to boost numbers or distribute spam is bad news, and you’re better off without them if you want to use your account to work with legitimate brands.
Why do ghost followers on Instagram cost brands money?
What harm are a few fake followers, really?
Well, to the brands that invest in influencer marketing – the answer might surprise you.
According to a report by an international cybersecurity firm, 2019 saw around £6.9 billion ($8.5 billion) spent on influencer marketing worldwide . The authors of the report calculated that 15% of the audience that ‘saw’ the posts that brands had paid for were actually bot accounts – meaning over £1 billion ($1.2 billion) worth of that budget was lost on fake followers .
For influencer marketing to make sense to a brand, it has to represent a solid return on investment (ROI) – essentially, it should create more money from sales made through influencers than was spent on the advertising in the first place.
This means two things for influencers. Firstly, brands will be very, very cautious about working with you if it looks like you have (or have ever had) fake followers. Secondly, if fake followers are a problem that influencers don’t tackle in their own accounts, then influencer marketing will rapidly decline in popularity – closing the door on your opportunity to make money online.
Fake followers are bad news for brands – which makes them bad news for anyone looking to work with those brands as a paid influencer.
How many Instagram followers are real?
So, how many ghost followers are there on Instagram?
A definitive answer is hard to find – but top cybersecurity firms say there are likely to be around 100 million fake accounts that are being used to circulate spam on the platform. When you consider that Insta has around 1 billion active users each month – that’s around 10% of active accounts being used to distribute spam.
The good news is, the legitimate accounts on the platform still represent one of the very best ways for brands to connect with potential customers. 10.7% of all referrals to e-commerce sites come from Instagram – and brands spend around 69% of their influencer budgets on the platform too.
For now, Instagram is a marketing favourite; so there’s no better time to be establishing yourself as an influencer with a high-quality, engaged audience.
How to stop Instagram spam followers
Before we explain how to do a fake follower check and get rid of any ghost accounts you find, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re not doing anything that will attract new spam accounts.
Rule 1: Don’t buy followers
It’s perhaps an obvious thing to say – but the quickest route to getting low quality, ghost followers is to pay for them. Don’t be fooled into thinking you’re ever going to get legit followers if you sign up to buy them – and don’t be under the illusion that you’ll be able to specify the type of followers you get.
Plain and simple – don’t buy followers. They’re a vanity metric, and they will only ever cause you problems.
Rule 2: Don’t buy an existing account
Despite the fact that it’s against Instagram rules, there are marketplaces out there that offer to sell established accounts – complete with followers.
Well, unfortunately, it’s an offer that’s just too good to be true. You won’t get to see the account before you buy it – so there’s no opportunity to check for fake followers. What’s more, the chance of buying an account with a legitimate audience that’s going to be interested in what you do is very low – so when any good followers have left, it’ll just be you and your bot accounts.
Rule 3: Don’t buy likes or comments
If you’ve got a lot of followers but you’re getting very little engagement, it can be a red flag for brands who might otherwise be keen to work with you.
With this in mind - why not buy some engagement to even things out a little?
There are quite a few reasons this is a bad idea – not least because the comments you get will often be completely irrelevant and will come from accounts that are very obviously bots.
However, the biggest reason is down to how these bought likes and comments work. The apps and services that promise all this engagement will post pictures on your feed and other users to follow you and like them. You’ll get engagement – but you’ll also get a flood of dodgy-looking followers – making absolutely certain that brands stay well away from you.
Why is buying inactive followers is a bad idea?
We’ve talked about how you’re almost certainly going to end up with thousands of ghost accounts if you buy followers – but we know those impressive follower numbers are tempting – so it’s worth looking in a little more detail about why it’s such a bad idea.
1. Your engagement rates will nosedive
Lots of people wonder what the harm is in having a few fakes numbers to make you look a little more popular than you are – but ‘followers’ is fast becoming a useless metric as far as marketing teams are concerned.
Instead, brands are going to be keen to look at your engagement rates – and if no one’s interested in what you’re posting, then you can forget about working with them on their next campaign.
Think about it this way. If you’ve got 500 followers and you’re regularly getting 50 likes or comments on your posts – then you’ve got a 10% engagement rate.
Now, add 5,000 bought followers.
Your account looks more impressive at first glance – but those fake accounts aren’t going to engage – so you’ll still get the same 50 likes or comments that you got before. The trouble is, with your new fake followers, these 50 likes now represents an engagement rate of around 0.9% - so all that hard work that you put into getting a great engagement rate from 500 legit accounts is totally wiped out.
2. You’ll get plenty of spam
Ready to have your DMs flooded with automated messages and attempts to get you to click out to external websites? If you buy followers, this is exactly what’s going to happen – and in the worst cases, it can lead to fraud and identity theft.
Bot accounts are designed to generate money – and they often do this by getting people to click through to sites that require credit card sign-ups, dodgy app downloads, or engagement in equally dubious cash-for-likes type scams.
Even if you don’t fall for the scams – it’s really annoying.
3. Brands know how to tell if someone has fake followers
You might be able to splash the cash if an impulse purchase jumps out at you from the sale rail when you’re shopping – but marketing teams just can’t.
Every penny or pound spent on an advertising campaign needs to be justified – and when it comes to paying influencers, a big part of that justification is proving that the account they’re planning to use represents a good ROI.
You know what ghost followers look like – and so do the marketing teams that take a look at your follower lists. You could get in touch with your favourite brand with the best email and look like the best influencer that’s ever knocked on their door – but if your followers look suspicious, they won’t waste their time on you.
4. Kiss goodbye to your reputation
When it comes to your own personal brand, there’s a big difference between stretching the truth and out-and-out ‘Instafraud’. We’ve all shoved a pile of clutter out of the way to take the perfect selfie – and there’s no harm in applying a little filter here and there – but having fake followers is just deception when you’re working with a business.
If you’re caught out (and trust us, you will be), the brand will almost certainly blacklist you for future collaborations. Word spreads quickly through professional networks too – and you can bet that your competitors won’t hold back in letting people know about you’ve been caught with fake followers.
You could get your account banned
As if being blacklisted by brands and publicly shamed isn’t enough – you could find yourself with no Instagram profile at all if the platform detects suspicious activity relating to your following.
Sophisticated AIs are used by social media services to detect activity that is considered abnormal. Since very few people suddenly get 1,000 new followers, your account is likely to get flagged if you do – and these algorithms are developing all the time – so even if you feel like you’ve got away with it in the short term, Instagram is always working to make its service high quality for the brands that use it for advertising.
How to remove Instagram followers
Ready to get rid of those fake followers?
If you’re going to make yourself as attractive as possible for potential collaborations, cleansing your followers is an absolute must – but be warned, there are no real shortcuts that are as effective as rolling up your sleeves and doing it yourself. What about apps that automatically unfollow ghost followers on Instagram?
There are ghost follower apps out there that promise to help you remove fake Instagram followers – but it’s important that any third-party apps and sites you use are just used as a rough guide.
Well, deleting ghost followers is something you’re going to want to dedicate a bit of time to – to ensure you’re doing it thoroughly and safely. The battle between bot accounts and detection tools is very real – and unless you’re willing to put in some hard work yourself, you’ll never be absolutely certain the spammers haven’t managed to avoid detection.
Make sure you follow Instagram’s platform rules
When you use third-party apps alongside Instagram, you also need to be aware of the rules that they are subject to – because if you use an application that breaks those rules, you could find that your account is disabled.
Section 23 of Instagram’s platform policy explains clearly that an application must not enable more than one action at a time. An ‘action’ is the network’s way of describing anything you can do through your profile – including liking posts, commenting – and crucially; deleting followers. If you use a mass Instagram unfollow app, you might find that the app you’re using breaks this rule – and you could risk losing access to your account.
How to get rid of ghost/fake followers on Instagram for good
The best way to unfollow ghost Instagram followers is to work through your follower list in a systematic fashion. It’s time-consuming – but it’ll leave you 100% confident that your profile is completely cleansed.
We’ve put together a ‘How to Get Rid of Spam Followers on Instagram’ checklist that’ll help you do the best possible job:
Step 1 : Grab a pen and paper – or open a note on your phone. If you’ve got a lot of followers, you’re going to need to know where you’ve got up to if you (inevitably!) get distracted when you’re working through your list.
Step 2 : Scroll through your followers. Obviously, you can ignore people you know or people who you frequently engage with – but it’s a good idea to check the profile of anyone you’re not familiar with. Remember the key factors to keep a lookout for:
- Instagram names/handles that don’t make sense or contain a lot of numbers
- Accounts with low followers but high following numbers
- Low-quality content – or content that seems to have suddenly become spammy
- A lack of engagement – low likes and comment numbers on their posts
Step 3 : Get deleting. It’s a good idea to go with your gut feeling about whether or not an account is a bot – if something doesn’t seem right, it’s probably not. Remember, don’t get hung up on numbers – it’s quality that counts.
If you’re deleting directly from your followers list, just hitting the ‘remove’ button then confirming your choice on the pop-up will get the job done. If you want to remove the follower from within their own profile, you’ll need to tap the 3 dots at the top right, then choose ‘Remove follower’ from the pop-up.
How long will it take to remove ghost followers from Instagram?
Depending on your attention span, you might find it takes a few days of revisiting the task to delete all your ghost followers from Instagram – but it’s worth it.
In fact, every time you hit that ‘Remove’ button, imagine the noise of a cash-register in your head – because by working out how to get rid of spam followers on Instagram, you’re putting in solid foundations your influencer business.
When your account is cleansed, it’s a good idea to keep on top of it – deleting any new spam followers that crop up every week or so. Since your followers are listed in chronological order, it’s fairly easy to do this – as you’ll only have to work through the top of the list each time.
When it comes to followers, above all else, you should ask yourself – Does this account belong to someone who will add value to my Instagram community? Your answer is likely to be the same as any brand that you’d collaborate with – so don’t let a desire for a few more followers ruin your chance to make money as an influencer.
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How To Remove Ghost Followers On Instagram (And Increase Your Engagement Rate)
In this article, I’m going to teach you how to remove those inactive “ghost” followers that are just killing your engagement rate, and get your content ranking at the top of people’s feeds (again).
What Are Ghost Followers?
Although there’s no official definition of what a “ghost follower” is, I would define it as being a follower who hasn’t engaged with any of your content for at least a month or so.
Such engagement would include everything from liking, commenting, sharing, answering story polls, DM’ing and more.
Quite often, a ghost follower will either be a bot, lurker or someone that just follows every account under the sun; and thus rarely ever sees your content – if ever.
Should you remove Ghost Followers on Instagram?
The reason why you would remove a ghost follower is to increase your engagement rate. I realise that this may not mean much to you, so I’ll try to break it down into simple terms.
Your engagement rate is the amount of engagement that you receive on a single post, divided by how many followers you have at that given time.
Multiply that number by 100 and you get your engagement rate percentage (%).
So for instance, if you get a total of 10 likes on a particular post, and you have 100 followers at that time, your engagement rate is 10% – which is pretty good.
The reason why you would want to improve your engagement rate is that it’s (partly) Instagram’s measurement of whether your content is good or not.
To put it simply, posts with high engagement get shown to more people. Alternatively, if your post doesn’t receive much engagement at all, Instagram’s algorithm will show it to fewer people.
That’s why you want to remove ghost followers that aren’t going to engage with your content. In doing so, you not only improve your engagement rate but also your reach.
- READ: Suddenly Losing Instagram Followers? Here’s Why
How to remove ghost followers on Instagram
So now that you know why you should remove ghost followers, it begs the question; how?
There are three ways to remove ghost followers…
- Manually (Safest)
- Automatically (Riskiest)
- Semi-Automatically (Recommended)
I will be breaking down each method as follows, however, I ask you to read the manual method before scrolling down to the recommended semi-automatic strategy.
The Manual Way (Safest)
The safest way to remove Instagram followers and not get punished by the algorithm is to remove your followers manually.
This method will take the most time, however, it is the one least likely to get your account shadowbanned, action blocked or permanently banned.
That is unless you go overboard with it!
NOTE: It is recommended to only remove up to 30-50 accounts at a time, and to do so from your own mobile (app). Otherwise, Instagram may suspect you as being a bot and punish your account.
To start removing ghost followers manually, you will have to go to your Instagram account (on your phone app) and then click on Followers.
From there, you will see a long list of all your followers.
Each of these followers will have a button to the right side of them, saying “Remove”. Click on this to remove an Instagram follower.
Given that this process is entirely manual, you will have to use your best judgement to figure out who is (and who isn’t) a ghost follower.
My recommendation is to start by removing any accounts that do not have a profile picture.
Secondly, I would remove anyone that follows a ridiculous number of accounts, like the above example where one of my followers was following over 5,000 different accounts!
Other than that, you’ll just have to remove anyone that you think is not engaging with your content.
The Automated Way (Riskiest)
When you clicked on this article, you may have been wondering, is there an app to delete ghost followers on Instagram?
I’m here to tell you… Yes. Yes, there is.
The app that you are looking for is called the Spamguard App .
NOTE: The Spamguard App is a paid service, with which I am not affiliated. I am purely just referring to it from having used it personally.
Before you get ahead of yourself though, I want to make it very clear that Instagram does not condone the use of unapproved, third-party apps and software like this.
So if you decide to use it then you should do so with the knowledge that you could get your account shadowbanned – or worse.
The instructions are quite clear on the site, so I won’t bore you with the details here, but essentially you can run a scan on your account to see which of your followers are…
- Commercial (on Instagram for business)
- Foreign (speak a different language entirely)
Once you’ve run the scan, you will be able to pick and choose which of your followers you’d like the app to remove automatically.
This is the quickest & easiest way to remove ghost followers on Instagram.
As mentioned already though, if you are to use an automated service like this then you should do so with care.
My advice would be, should you decide to use Spamguard App, to use it as if you were performing the tasks by hand manually. Simply put, a human approach is recommended.
The Semi-Automated Way (Recommended)
The third and final way of removing ghost followers from Instagram is a mash-up of both of the previous methods; manual and automatic.
This is the method that I used after neglecting my Instagram for almost a year. This semi-automatic method has worked just fine for me, well… apart from one incident.
I’ll get to that in a second.
But first, perform a Spamguard App scan of your account to identify which of your followers are bots/inactive.
Once the scan is complete, you should see an option under Followers to “open account list to remove manually” .
When you click on this, you should see a huge list of your ghost followers. Take a screenshot of this page and save it to your PC/phone.
I personally went through this list each day and manually removing 30-50 accounts each day, using the manual method, highlighting each name that I had removed.
NOTE: I used Photoshop to cross out each name one by one. You could use something like MS Paint or even print out the list onto a piece of paper. Whatever works for you.
I followed this method for around 2 weeks and more than halved my follower count in the process.
There was one incident though towards the beginning where I got a bit too eager and manually removed over 180 followers within the space of an hour… oops.
Instagram kindly told me to stop with an action blocked message and even signed me out of my account, asking me to verify that it was actually me – and not some bot.
All was fine once I logged back in, but I took it as a warning. So, going forward I just stuck to removing 30-50 accounts at a time – as a human being would capably do. It’s been fine ever since.
Removing ghost followers is a great way to increase your engagement rate (and reach) on Instagram. How you choose to remove those ghost followers though can potentially impact the health of your Instagram account.
Using unapproved, third-party apps and software to automatically remove followers can result in you having your account be shadowbanned, action blocked or even worse; permanently banned.
That being said, the majority of readers can feel safe in using the Spamguard App to scan their account (only) and identify ghost followers before manually removing them via their mobile app, less than 30-50 followers at a time.
Even just scanning your account with a third party does introduce risk though, so if you’re the risk-averse type then I would just remove ghost followers manually.
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How To Remove Ghost Followers On Instagram (2023)
Last Updated on December 31, 2022
Do you know It isn’t just about the number of followers you have when vast majority of them are ghost followers that aren’t contributing anything to your brand?
Are you also aware that every inactive Instagram followers significantly reduces the visibility of your posts?
When an inactive or bot account views your content without engaging, Instagram’s algorithm deems that it isn’t worthy of interaction, reducing the number of people that can see it.
In this post, we’ll go over everything you need to know about ghost followers, including how to safely remove them from your Instagram account.
Table of Contents:
What is a Ghost Follower?
Ghost followers are users on social media platforms who remain inactive or do not engage in any activity whatsoever. No liking, commenting, messaging or posting, Nothing!
They’re basically lurkers, made by real people who don’t use their accounts for whatever reason. However, they’re frequently social bots that don’t have any real users behind them.
At some point, every account will attract a certain number of ghost followers. Hence, why you need to get rid of them to increase engagement and grow your account organically.
How To Remove Ghost Followers on Instagram?
Follow the methods mentioned below to identify and learn how to get rid of ghost followers on Instagram in 2023:
1. Hire a professional
Without providing any login details, you can hire a professional to safely remove ALL of your Instagram ghost followers.
I personally use the Fiverr marketplace, and I’ll be sharing the freelancer that handles my ghost removal projects.
Tom is a social media expert and content creator with over 200 positive reviews. He is a level two seller with a team that specializes in creating valuable and industry-leading insights based on public data, which eliminates the need for login information and ensures that his services are completely safe and thorough.
His gig includes a detailed report on ghost followers that aren’t engaging with your account without requiring any login information; all that is required is your Instagram username.
After placing an order for one of the packages, they’ll use their self-developed algorithm that is 100% safe for your account to analyze all of your followers and show up every user who hasn’t interacted with at least one of your recent 40 posts.
Upon completion, you will receive a detailed datasheet with all the data needed to manually remove within your account.
His prices are quite budget-friendly, ranging from $25 to $70, and delivery takes anywhere from 3 to 7 days, depending on the number of followers on the account, which ranges from 2,000 to 20,000.
Also, he’s willing to work on accounts with more than 20k followers, so get in touch with him for a custom offer. His services are 100% safe as I’ve used them countless times.
Tom stands out from his competitors as he provides manual pure list while other services usually advocate for bots or some type of automation that would require you to hand over your login information, which isn’t SAFE!
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2. Do it yourself
This might sound difficult, especially if you have thousands of Instagram followers, but the best way to safely delete Instagram ghost followers if you’re not looking to a hire a professional is to browse through your followers list one by one and unfollow anyone who appears suspicious.
It’s also ideal to limit yourself to no more than 30 forced unfollows per hour (in order to avoid triggering the app’s sensitive algorithm for suspicious activity) .
The Instagram algorithm is getting tougher by the year. You can also skim through your followers to see who hasn’t liked or commented on any of your photographs and unfollow them.
Removing over 20,000 followers one by one?! Isn’t there an app or anything for that? Yes, indeed, however, we DON’T recommend it.
Avoid ghost follower apps at all cost! While they claim to detect and remove ghost followers, linking your account to that type of software may result in you being prohibited from certain actions or worse, your account being banned, which you don’t want.
Be aware that Instagram despises third-party apps that aren’t verified.
How to Avoid Instagram Ghost Followers?
Setting your profile to private, which requires you to accept each new follower request, is the only way to entirely prevent bots and fakes from following your Instagram account.
If you don’t feel comfortable doing this, probably because you run a business or something. There are other steps you can take (or avoid) to limit the number of ghostly followers on your account:
1) Stay clear from buying / using an Instagram account with pre-existing followers
Although there are agencies that sell Instagram accounts with followers, buying an existing account will not give you a head start. All of those followers are most likely bot-created identities, which you want to avoid.
2) Avoid paying for followers
As I made mention in the beginning of the article “It isn’t just about the overall number of followers you have”.
Paying for followers is essentially buying inactive Instagram followers, so resist the urge and focus on organically growing your account.
3) Don’t pay for engagement
Some users choose to buy likes, comments, and Instagram Story views in order to increase their engagement rate. While this may temporarily improve your KPIs, it is not a long-term strategy, and you will soon find yourself back where you began.
Does Removing Ghost Followers Help?
Yes, removing ghost followers can help in multiple ways. Any increase in your organic engagement (that goes down the more inactive and bot accounts you have following you), would result in growth and fast expansion of your account’s audience reach.
Brands and businesses that are focused on producing authentic engagement and gaining actual followers must solve their ghost follower issue in order to improve their outcomes.
How Ghost Followers Affect Influencers?
Ultimately, brands partner with influencers to reach an audience that is interested in their product and, hopefully, willing to buy it.
Having a large number of followers may first attract different types partners. Reputable brands, on the other hand, will definitely notice the difference in engagement rate to followers count.
If an influencer’s numbers appear to be polluted by ghost activity, they may lose out on partnership opportunities.
As a result, if you’re just getting started as an influencer, it’s best to grow your account organically in order to secure lucrative partnership offers.
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How to Cleanse Your Account of Ghost Followers
Every account attracts a degree of ghost followers (bot or inactive accounts), but if you want to submit to brands on TRIBE, you’ll need to remove them. TRIBE’s AVS (Audience Vital Signs) scan , not only places a block on new accounts that don’t live up to the highest standard, but scans every existing account four times a day to detect any that have been compromised.
My account has been flagged, what does this mean?
If you see the below pop up, our AVS scan has detected ghost followers on your account. Once a flag has been raised, your account is automatically suspended.
What is a ghost follower?
How do I cleanse my account Of g host followers?
We’ve searched long and hard for a program that not only identifies ghost followers, but can remove them in bulk without fear of blocking those real followers who don’t post regularly. Sadly we’re yet to find a safer process than simply manually browsing your followers one by one and blocking any that appear suspicious. If you think this process requires patience, you’re right. However, we’ve seen influencers who have cleansed their account successfully rejoin TRIBE and have even more success as a result of their improved engagement.
I found a site to help me
We’d recommend you use third party sites that give you an online “inactive follower percentage” as a guide only, and work through your audience to check each account for accuracy. For larger accounts, it’s worth splitting up the followers into smaller groups. This may help you accurately ‘pick up where you left off’. Also worth implementing what we call ‘the alphabet strategy’ and utilise the handy search bar in your ‘followers’ to go through every follower from A to Z.
Why cleanse my account?
Not only will you be able to make money on TRIBE again, but manually vetting any inactive followers will boost your engagement which we display to Brands on each of your submissions. You’ll not only have more success on TRIBE, but the more people your content is reaching, the more opportunity there is for your follower base to grow organically.
Is automated engagement okay?
To put simply, no! Purchasing fake comments and likes on posts will inflate your engagement short term, and have the opposite effect on your organic traction. This makes you less valuable to brands, who now have the tools to identify this behaviour as well. Using automated engagement tools is also a no no, mostly because we find it really annoying and so will your audience. It’s also easy to identify, especially since bots aren’t that smart.
If you find yourself annoyed by this type of engagement, block the page and report them for spam.
When can I re-apply for TRIBE?
We would love you to apply to rejoin TRIBE once you’ve sufficiently cleansed your account, but we recommend waiting at least 30 days to properly review your followers. Simply contact [email protected] to re-apply to TRIBE. It may take our Risk & Compliance team up to two weeks to review your account, but rest assured we want you back in as soon as possible.
Now, fight the good fight.
Once you’ve given your account the spring clean it deserves, keep monitoring it as new followers join your community. A healthy tribe is an engaged tribe!
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How To Remove Ghost Followers On Instagram
You’re bound to have some ghost followers in your Instagram account. It may sound like it is not a big deals, but the problem is these ghost followers might seriously harm your chances of making money as an influencer/micro-influencer.
Fraudulent accounts will inevitably exist.
Unfortunately, there are individuals that willing to pay for more followers to be added to their accounts, thinking it will optimize their credibility as an influencer. However, buying fake followers is no longer a viable option for anyone that seek to gain credibility in today’s market.
Because of this, there are a lot of Instagram accounts with an outsize number of inactive or bot followers. Same goes to you, you may also have acquired ghost followers in the past or accrued a large number of inactive followers on Instagram.
If you did purchased followers in the past or maybe were randomly followed by many fake accounts, and wanted to get rid of these ghost followers, we’ll show you how to fix it in this post.
Table of Contents
What Is A Ghost Follower?
So what is a ghost followers? On Instagram, “ghost follower’ are defined as any inactive or fake followers who do not engage with any of your content.
These “ghost followers” may also be the work of a “bot” software. As a result, it automatically goes through the Instagram sign-up procedure to post spam messages and comments to other people.
Most of the time, it is quite easy to for you to distinguish which accounts are fake or might be a ghost follower. For fake accounts, it is common for them to have usernames that make no sense and digits tacked on for no apparent reason.
In most cases, the number of followers on this type of accounts is uncommonly low. Yet, at the same time, they tend to follow a large number of people.
How to remove ghost followers on Instagram
The most secure approach to remove ghost followers is to do it one by one. Thus, you will need to screen through all your followers, removed and blocked any accounts that looks suspicious and funny.
We recommend you not to remove more than 30 accounts in an hour. This to avoid flagging Instagram and prevent them from thinking you are a bot.
This method does required a considerable amount of patience, but it is the safest method so far.
We’ve been on the lookout for a tool that can not only identify but also delete ghost followers in bulk without hurting ordinary users. Unfortunately, such tool does not exist. Instagram itself has blocked any tools that do such jobs, hence manual process is the only way.
Why is Important to Cleanse Your Account?
If Instagram detects any suspicious activity in your following, you will risk having your account deleted . Social media sites employ sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) to identify such behaviors.
If you acquire 1,000 new followers overnight, your account will surely be noticed. The thing is, Instagram’s algorithms are always improving.
Instagram is continuously working to improve its service for businesses that advertise on it. You might dodge away with any trick in the short term, but this situation won’t last long.
Every dime spent on advertising by businesses must be justified. When it comes to paid influencer , one of the most important parts of the argument is proving that the account they are collaborating with has a positive return on investment (ROI).
Is buying followers and engagement worth it?
It’s an easy answer, NO! Buying fake followers, comments and likes on your posts may helps you to improve your engagement, which in return might helps you to get sponsored on Instagram.
However, in the long run, this will have the opposite effect on your organic reach and interaction, especially with your real followers.
Your brand’s value will plummets as a result of this since companies can detect the cheating easily. Besides, it is also a poor idea to utilize automated engagement methods, considering how annoying it is for all the genuine followers of yours to read fake comments in your posts.
They certainly do not want to be notified of fake comments or spam messages whenever they like a post of yours, or being tag by all these ghost followers.
An average Instagram user has a very short attention span . By engaging such practice, it might lead them elsewhere if they feel your post is full of spam.
As a result, your followers may start unfollowing you. Remember how annoying spam comments can be and this would inevitably decrease the amount of organic reach you can get.
End of the day, you could find yourself with 0 followers.
If you still think t’s worth buying Instagram followers and engagement, that such practice is a good Instagram influencer marketing method, we encourage you to read how you might be hurting your organic growth by engaging such practices.
How to avoid Instagram ghost followers
If you want to prevent having ghost followers on your profile, here what you can do:
- Build a community around your Instagram account. Having a large number of real people following and liking your posts is crucial in preventing accounts from getting banned.
- Spammy behavior such as buying likes, comments or shares will bring attention to Instagram’s spam detection and cause your account to be blocked and removed.
- Be wary of how you interact with other Instagram users, on how many likes or comments you receive from certain accounts. If the interactions are low but they do follow a large number of people, these profiles are most likely to be ghost accounts.
- Make use of hashtags relevant to your niche and don’t go overboard with them.
- Using bots to like and comment on your posts will make Instagram think you’re a bot and may cause you problems in the future.
- Engaging too frequently with other users can also be suspicious. Make sure you give yourself some time between each post so as not to raise suspicion of spamming.
Ghost followers are becoming more common on Instagram, and to remove them, it requires patience and effort as you will have to do it manually.
Instagram is aware of how easy it is for anyone to abuse their platform. They have made it difficult for users who make use of automation or bots when following or engaging with others.
It’s unclear how much Instagram actually cares about deleting ghost accounts. But to remove ghost followers on Instagram is still reasonably straightforward, although you will need to remove it one by one.
Nevertheless, cleaning your account certainly benefits you. The more organic your following becomes, the more genuine you seem and the less likely you are to get in trouble for having fake accounts following you.
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16 Best Instagram Unfollow Apps to Remove Inactive Followers
- Post author: Cyrus Nambakhsh
- Post published: August 13, 2023
- Post last modified: October 16, 2023
- Post category: Social Media
What is an Instagram unfollow app? it’s an app to unfollow a lot of people on Instagram without getting restricted. If you unfollow many users in a short while you might get banned. But with an unfollow app for Instagram, you can do it with no problem.
Typically, if your page has more following than followers, it implies that your posts aren’t engaging enough. Also, having inactive or ghost followers can decrease your account’s engagement rate and cause further problems. Plus, you should look for fake followers and remove them from your account too.
You can use an Instagram unfollow app to speed up the process of unfollowing inactive followers. Meanwhile, you have to be very careful with people you want to unfollow; You don’t want to lose your loyal and active followers.
Sometimes you need to unfollow users because they haven’t followed you back, unfollowed you, or you realize they are inactive followers or fake accounts. For instance, if your Instagram likes and comments are decreasing, even though your followers are increasing, you should know that you will likely be dealing with fake, inactive, or ghost followers.
Who Should Be Unfollowed
When it comes to unfollowing people, you should act wisely and know who to unfollow. Good or bad, Instagram is a numbers game. By unfollowing the right accounts, you will improve your account’s ratio.
The opposite happens if you unfollow a mutual follower who is active and constantly likes your posts. Unfollowing them will probably result in being unfollowed, and consequently, your engagement rate will drop.
Accounts you should consider unfollowing are:
1. Over Posters
People who post too often overcrowd your Instagram feed with their content, causing you to miss posts of people that you care about. The fewer accounts you interact with, the lower your engagement rate. You can always mute or restrict over posters if you don’t want to block or unfollow them.
2. Ghost Followers
Keeping it simple, ghost followers are people with zero interaction, no likes, and no comments. Ghost followers dramatically lower your engagement rate.
3. Fake or Spam Accounts
Using an Instagram fake followed app can save your account from these followers. Fake or spam accounts won’t interact with your posts. They just decrease your engagement rate and harm your account.
The good news is that identifying these accounts is not hard. Most spam or fake accounts haven’t set a profile picture, they have a random username, and you can see little or no posts on their Instagram page.
This group must be unfollowed by Instagram unfollow apps as soon as possible. Why?
First of all, you don’t need to keep people who have decided not to see your posts anymore. Second of all, unfollowing people who unfollowed you can improve your ratio.
As we said earlier, Instagram is a numbers game and you will be judged by your followers/following number, so enhance the numbers when you have the chance.
5. Inactive Followers
Inactive people don’t use Instagram anymore but might have liked your posts before. To find inactive followers manually, you can sort your following list as “least interacted with” and check who appears on the list. The next step is to open their account and select “Unfollow” to get rid of them.
Without a doubt, finding and unfollowing all the undesired accounts is challenging and time-consuming, and if you have to bulk unfollow, it goes beyond a person’s ability. So what is the solution?
The most effortless solution is using Instagram unfollow apps to find inactive Instagram followers and remove them.
16 Best Instagram Unfollow Apps to Detect and Remove Inactive Followers
Inactive followers have either deleted their accounts or haven’t logged in for a long time. To maintain a high level of user engagement, you need to find and unfollow inactive Instagram followers.
What are some unfollow apps to help us eliminate inactive (or ghost) followers?
1. AiGrow: The Best Instagram Unfollowers App
Another highly effective Instagram unfollow app is AiGrow , which provides users with a safe bulk unfollowing process through a personalized Instagram account manager .
Hiring a professional manager is essential to ensure you respect Instagram limits and do not violate Instagram’s terms and conditions.
Using AiGrow, you can schedule your posts , send automated messages, and ask for their email support whenever you need it.
2. Cleaner for IG
Cleaner for IG is a perfect tool for finding and unfollowing inactive or ghost followers. You can use cleaner for IG to mass delete posts, unlike previously liked posts, and unfollow users in bulk.
This app can provide a list of users with no profile picture. There is also a “whitelist” to which you can add genuine profiles to avoid accidental removal.
However, iPhone users have suffered many bugs when they were using the platform. So, this mass unfollow app is more suitable for Android users.
One of the best unfollowing apps to find inactive and ghost followers and remove bots from your Instagram profile is Spamguard.
With the help of this app, you can suppress any unwanted activity and ensure that spammy activities and unwelcome comments can’t get through the filter.
Keep in mind that Spanguard is not free and they’ll charge you based on the number of your followers. Plus, there are no mobile apps. You should use their website to enjoy their features. However, their algorithm will keep running in the background even after you close the tab.
As the app name says, PhantomBuster busts all the phantoms. With this Instagram unfollow tool, you can bust all the ghost and inactive followers off with a simple finger tap.
PhantomBuster has a Chrome extension to make everything easier for you.
PhantomBuster Features for Instagram:
- Auto follow,
- Auto unfollow,
- Auto commenter,
- Story auto watcher,
- Follower collector,
- Hashtag search for post engagement.
5. Followers Insight
Followers Insight is another excellent unfollow app you can use to monitor multiple Instagram accounts and get detailed analytics like the best time to post on Instagram or the time users unfollowed you.
Followers Insight can detect new unfollowers and unfollow people who are not following you back, manage your account(s) to enable you to see your likes and comments and rank your account’s most popular posts.
Despite some negative reviews on Google Play and App Store about Followers Insight bugs, the Instagram unfollower still deliver the promises.
6. Followers Track
With an Instagram unfollow tool like Followers Track you can easily track everything about your account and unfollow useless followers.
This app was only available for iOS, but now Android users can enjoy it too and it gives them access to a list of newer followers, people who don’t follow you back, people who blocked you, and even the likes that were removed deleted.
7. Unfollow Users
This app is only available for Android, and it works best for people who are interested in knowing who unfollowed them. With a quick tap, you can unfollow up to ten people simultaneously. You can make a “white list” for accounts you never want to unfollow.
Unfollow Useres has been downloaded more than 5 million times on Google Play which makes it a reliable option. However, there are some negative reviews about the platform.
Users has reported some bugs about this unfollow app. They also mentioned that the ads on the free version can be pretty annoying.
Followers-Unfollowers can provide an instant overview of ghost followers, inactive followers, or undesired visitors. This unfollower app for Instagram gives you the option to unfollow or block these users. It’s perfect for tracking new followers and unfollowers.
You have the option to be notified when you are unfollowed, and you can unfollow unwanted profiles in bulk.
Warning: Don’t mistake Followers & Unfollowers for Followers-Unfollowers, which also has lot’s of downloads but also more 1 stars than 5 stars on Google Play.
9. Mass Unfollow For Instagram
Massi AKA Mass Unfollow for Instagram is another excellent Instagram unfollow tool that you can use for multiple accounts to get rid of unwanted followings. It helps you bulk block/unblock, mass delete, and unlike posts in bulk. However, users reported too many bugs on this app.
Some users had not very pleasant experiences with this unfollow tool. However, their customer service tries to be as responsive as possible. They answer to almost all negative reviews and offer solutions.
10. FollowMeter For Instagram
One of the best Instagram unfollow apps for tracking your followers is FollowMeter For Instagram.
This mass unfollow app for Instagram shows you the number of gained and lost followers and those who haven’t followed you back. Another advantage of FollowMeter is that you have access to details such as your most viewed post, its likes and comments, and the total and average number of your posts’ likes and comments.
But all the features are not available on the free trial so you need to go for the premium plan to enjoy all the features.
11. Unfollow Pro – Unfollowers
Unfollow Pro is another user-friendly application that detects your ghost and inactive followers and gives you a chance to remove them.
This unfollow app for IG also lists your active likers and helps you recognize those you need to interact with more. There are so many positive reviews about this tool. So, you can trust them with no worries.
Inflact is another Instagram unfollow app and growth service. It can help you unfollow unwanted followers and assist you in promoting your account by targeting the right audience and scheduling posts in advance.
It’s a perfect toolkit if you want to improve your social media presence and get more followers on Instagram.
Growthoid is a growth service and an Instagram management tool that helps you unfollow in bulk but grow your Instagram account simultaneously. Growthoid can target users interested in your content, add them to a safelist, and mass unfollows other Instagram accounts.
However, Growthoid is more of an Instagram followers bot, and not using it carefully may shadowban you.
There are many positive reviews and articles about this platform. But there is a review on Reddit that made us question their legitimacy. The user first asked for some feedbacks about Growthoid and after a while updated his post and said “Growthoid is froud.”
It’s not a bad idea to keep this review in mind before going for this service.
14. Unfollowers For Instagram
Unfollowers for Instagram helps you track new unfollowers and those who don’t follow you back and perform a mass unfollow. This app also provides insight lists.
It is good to mention that there is a slight possibility of getting shadowbanned .
15. Follow Cop
Follow Cop functions as an Instagram unfollow app and an Instagram management tool. It can track new unfollowers and give you more chances of visibility by managing your account. Besides all the advantages, you must be careful with the app to avoid getting shadowbanned.
Unfortunately, this unfollower of Instagram has only two reviews, which may suggest that it’s not the best choice to prioritize.
16. IG Analyzer
This unfollow app for Instagram gives you information about your followers and unfollowers and enables you to mass follow and unfollow. IG Analyzer also tracks the followers who deleted their likes and comments on your posts.
Key Points about Instagram Unfollow Apps
- It is crucial to unfollow the right people on Instagram to improve your account engagement and your followers/following ratio.
- While you unfollow people, you should be careful with mutual and active friends, as they improve your account engagement rate .
- Facing more and more ghost and inactive accounts pushes us towards unfollow tools to save us some time and energy.
- Take every unfollowing step under consideration to keep your account safe.
Consider Instagram’s Limitations
As the platform doesn’t allow bulk unfollowing, you need an unfollow tool that can help you mass unfollow. Typically, you can unfollow up to 200 accounts per day, but unfollowing people continuously can cause you trouble.
Other factors, such as account activity, number of followers, account age, and your account type, can affect the Instagram limitation number. Keep Instagram limitations in mind to avoid getting banned or blocked.
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FAQs on the Best Unfollow Apps for Instagram
After introducing the top unfollow apps for Instagram to you, it’s now time to address some of the frequently asked questions, providing you with further clarification.
1- Why Is My Instagram Unfollow App Not Working?
It could be due to bugs or glitches within the app. However, if that’s not the issue, there’s an important rule to keep in mind! Instagram doesn’t approve of third-party apps and bots, considering them harmful and against their policies.
If Instagram realizes you’re using an app to unfollow people in a way that violates their guidelines, they might disable the app’s functionality or even ban your account. So, how can you safely unfollow and remove followers?
2- What Is an Instagram Unfollow App?
An unfollow app for Instagram is a software application designed to help users manage their followers and following lists on the Instagram social media platform. It allows users to track and unfollow accounts that they no longer wish to follow.
Instagram unfollow apps offer a convenient way to manage followers and following lists. These apps provide useful features, but using them should be approached cautiously due to potential violations of Instagram’s terms. Users must balance the benefits with the risks and ensure they adhere to platform guidelines when using such apps.
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Want to remove ghost, inactive, and fake followers on Instagram quickly? Here are 5 Best Instagram Followers Remover app recommended for you.
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On Instagram, there is no exception of getting ghost, fake, and bot followers. These inactive followers will never be engaged with your posts. There are only numbers counting to your profile. Beyond that, it makes no sense. So it's time to clean your IG account and increase your profile quality. Here are 5 best Instagram followers remover app to help you get rid of unwanted followers in bulk. Let's check it out and choose one to remove them all out.
1. Cleaner for Instagram: Unfollow, Block, and Delete Pro Mod APK & App
Want to remove and unfollow Instagram followers in bulk? Cleaner for Instagram is a widely used Instagram followers remover app that can help you mass delete and unfollow your followers instantly and effortlessly. This app's most prominent feature is detecting ghost and inactive followers and supporting relationship indicator, and undo actions. So you can remove target users accurately, avoiding accidental delete of your back-followers. You can also use it to mass block, mass unlike Instagram photos or videos, mass download posts, and mass delete Instagram posts. In short, this is a fully functional app to help you clean up your Instagram and remove followers thoroughly and efficiently.
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2. Follow Cop: Best Instagram Followers Remover APK & App for Android
Follow Cop is another popular Instagram followers remover APK and app. This app is entirely free and safe. Whether you want to remove ghost/ bot Instagram followers or haters, Follow Cop can help you eliminate all the unwanted followers quickly and easily. When you use this Instagram followers remover app, you can bulk remove up to 15 followers at once, and you can remove up to 200 followers per hour. Besides, this app provides a real-time tracking feature that tracks your followers. You can see your new followers and lost followers. In general, it's a great Instagram followers remover app & APK you can choose to use.
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SpamGuard is an anti-spam tool and Instagram followers remover. This app can help remove fake Instagram followers , spam accounts, and even undesirable comments. This Instagram following remover app is simple to use. You can bulk delete those unwanted followers in a few steps. After that, the rest of the followers are real people interested in your feeds. They are more likely to interact with you when you share new posts. So it's not only a fake followers remover app, it's also a useful app to increase engagement on Instagram as well.
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4. Unfollow for Instagram: Remove Ghost Followers in Bulk
Unfollow for Instagram is a great Instagram followers remover app that saves your time to bulk remove inactive followers with just one tap. It has a whitelist manager to ensure that your friends, families, or other close people will not be detected as inactive followers. That can avoid deleting them wrongly. This Instagram followers remover also supports batch unfollow, block/unblock users, and batch unlike, delete posts. Unfollow for Instagram is a good option to mass clean up your Instagram account.
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Instagram has become one of the most popular social media platforms in recent years, with millions of users worldwide. As a result, many users are looking for ways to optimize their accounts to attract more followers and increase engagement. One of the most common issues faced by many users is the presence of ghost followers. You might ask if is there an Instagram ghost followers removal app. Don’t worry! In this article, we will explore the various options available for removing ghost followers on this platform.
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Ghost followers are accounts that follow you but do not engage with your content. These accounts may be inactive or fake, affecting your engagement rate and overall reach on the platform. To solve this problem, many users are searching for an Instagram ghost followers remover app that can help them delete ghost followers in bulk. You will get to know if there is an Instagram ghost followers remover app further in this article. Keep reading to learn more about it in detail.
Should I Remove My Ghost Followers on Instagram?
Whether or not to remove ghost followers on Instagram is a personal decision . Ghost followers are accounts that follow you but do not engage with your content. They may be inactive or fake accounts . Removing them may improve your engagement rate, but it will not necessarily improve your overall reach or visibility on the platform. Ultimately, the decision of whether or not to remove ghost followers is up to you and what you hope to achieve with your Instagram account.
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Is There an App to Delete Ghost Followers on Instagram?
Yes , there are several third-party apps and websites that claim to help you identify and delete ghost followers on Instagram. Some of these apps may also provide additional analytics and tools to help you manage your account.
Yes , there are several apps that claim to be able to identify and remove ghost followers on Instagram, like AiGrow , SpamGuard , etc.
How to Find Ghost Followers Instagram Online
Once you know if there is an Instagram ghost followers remover app, there are several online tools and websites that claim to help you identify ghost followers on Instagram. Some of these tools may use different methods to detect ghost followers, such as analyzing engagement rates or identifying inactive or fake accounts from websites that offer ghost follower detection such as Social Audit Pro.
1. Add the INSSIST Web Client for Instagram extension to your browser.
Note : You will have to buy the Pro version to use this extension.
2. Navigate to your Instagram profile which you want to check for ghost followers.
Note : Make sure to log in to your IG account on the same browser.
3. Now, click on the INSSIST extension from the browser’s top nav bar.
4. Then, click on the Insights tab from the left pane.
5. Click on the DETAILS option from your profile section.
6. Locate the spam followers section to see the percentage of spam followers on your IG account.
7. Then, choose Unfollow or Block to remove the ghost followers.
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How to Remove Ghost Followers Instagram Free
To remove ghost followers from your Instagram account for free, you can manually investigate your follower list by utilizing a set of defined criteria.
- One method for identifying potential ghost followers is to examine their usernames for any nonsensical characters or excessive numbers , as these may indicate the presence of an inactive or fake account.
- Additionally, evaluating the profile picture and bio of a follower , as well as their follower-following ratio and their last postdate, can provide further insight into the authenticity of the account.
What is the Best Instagram Ghost Cleaner Online?
It’s difficult to determine the best Instagram ghost cleaner online as the quality and reliability of these tools can vary greatly. But the most widely known application in this regard is Social Audit Pro . This website claims to help you identify and delete ghost followers on Instagram. It provides detailed analytics and the ability to unfollow or block ghost followers in bulk.
Note 1: It is important to note that, using any third-party apps or websites may require you to provide your Instagram login credentials, which could potentially compromise your account security. Therefore, it’s always best to do your research and read reviews before downloading or using any third-party app or website.
Note 2: It is also important to note that Instagram limits how many actions you can perform within a certain time frame, so it’s best to do this in small batches and wait for some time before continuing to avoid getting your account blocked or flagged.
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As mentioned in the article, Instagram officially does not allow you to remove your ghost followers in bulk . However, there are many third-party services that take for you by charging a price like Social Audit Pro which helps you remove all the ghost accounts in bulk with the tap of a click.
What is the Best App to Remove Inactive Instagram Followers?
Some popular options to remove ghost followers include Unfollow Users Cleaner . This app is available on both iOS and Android. It helps you identify inactive followers and provides detailed analytics and the ability to unfollow or block them in bulk.
What is the Best App to Remove Fake Followers on Instagram?
As mentioned above in the article, it is not easy to find the best app to remove inactive and fake Instagram followers as users’ experiences may vary from app to app. However, we have mentioned a few apps above in the article for you to check out.
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We all know how appealing it is to have a lot of followers on Instagram .
That little follower count that goes up and down pretty much dictates how we behave on the popular social media app.
While your follower count may be everything to you, there’s something that could be getting in the way of you and other Instagram users enjoying a genuine following made up of real, active users. This thing is ghost followers. We’re going to help you learn how to remove ghost followers on Instagram.
For a long time, it was enough to just have a large following on the gram.
As soon as someone saw that you had a substantial amount of followers, that was it – you had made it. You got more people following you, and you had companies approaching you for brand deals. These days, though, it’s a little bit more complicated.
Other Instagrammers and brands care more about engagement rate, and if you’ve got ghost followers making up a portion of your follower count, then your engagement rate is going to be average.
As more and more brands look to Instagram for their next marketing campaign , it’s quality that matters more than quantity. Let’s talk about how to remove ghost followers on Instagram.
What Are Ghost Followers?
So, what are these ghost followers that we’re talking about?
Ghost followers are inactive or fake accounts on Instagram that count as a number on your follower count, but they don’t interact with your content. The profiles themselves won’t feature any content usually, and they’re often created by bots.
If you notice that any of your followers follow a large number of people, but they themselves don’t have that many people following them, then there’s a good chance that they are a ghost follower.
This means that they won’t be interacting with any of your content, keeping your engagement rate worryingly low.
While you may just have a couple of these guys weighing you down, the trouble comes when you’ve got quite a few of them.
Let’s talk about this a little bit more in-depth, and go over what to do if you think you’ve been hit by the latest on Instagram, so you can decide whether to remove ghost Instagram followers or not.
Why Are Ghost Followers so Bad?
So, there are a number of things that we could say to justify why we don’t like ghost followers, and why you should remove ghost Instagram followers, but the biggest one has to do with your credibility – or the loss of it. It all comes down to your existing reputation, your engagement rate, and how having ghost followers can affect it.
If you currently have 20k followers on your Instagram account, but you’re only getting 50 likes per photo, then it’s going to be obvious to both Instagrammers and brands out there that your engagement rate isn’t up to par.
They’re going to question your profile’s authenticity, which is going to tarnish your reputation and credibility. Ghost followers make it incredibly difficult for anyone to work out how valuable your profile is and what your content is worth, which is why being able to remove ghost Instagram followers is an appealing option.
What is Instagram Doing About it?
You may have already heard of Instagram cracking down on bots and automation , so it should be no surprise to hear that Instagram is jumping on this bandwagon, too, and attempting to remove ghost Instagram followers themselves.
In fact, as much as three years ago, Instagram was hard at work, trying to get rid of and delete ghost Instagram followers.
As a result, they will suspend or even ban any account that they think is the product of spammy behavior.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve got ghost followers intentionally or not – they have blanket rules that restrict the use of third party growth tools, and if they feel like your account falls outside of these blanket rules, you could be out.
How to Avoid Fake Followers
So, how do you avoid ghost/fake followers clinging onto your account and making you look bad, then? The good news is that there are several different methods for doing so, beyond having to delete ghost Instagram followers.
Let’s check them out:
1. Don’t Buy Your Followers
It seems pretty simple, but you’d be surprised how many people think that buying Instagram followers is going to be a good idea.
Unfortunately, this is inviting ghost followers to make up your follower count, which, of course, is going to land you in a world of hurt.
Instead, try a different type of third-party help.
There are companies like Growthoid and Task Ant that can help you grow your following without getting you in trouble with the gram, or sending you annoying ghost followers.
Task Ant provides an all organic service that works to build up your account authentically, while Task Ant puts all of its focus into making sure that you have the best hashtag strategy to work with.
It’s much better to work with companies like these than to opt for a company that’s just going to send you fake or inactive accounts that will do nothing but make your page look bad. Otherwise, you will just end up having to remove fake followers – and you don’t want this.
2. Don’t Buy an Existing Instagram Account
You may be tempted to give yourself a bit of a head start by buying an Instagram account that’s already got a pretty good-sized following on it. If this sounds too good to be true for you, then we’re here to tell you that it is.
If getting big on the gram and clinching those brand deals was as easy as acquiring an existing account that had an amazing follower count and engagement rate, then everyone would do it.
If you come across a company that sells whole Instagram accounts that come with an existing follower count, the vast majority of it is going to be fake.
What’s more, companies like this don’t even let you see the credentials of the account until you pay for it – another telltale sign that you’re not going to like what you see when you do hand over the cash.
3. Don’t Buy Your Comments and Likes
As tempting as purchasing your followers is, so is buying comments and likes for your content. If you already have ghost followers on your account, and you need a bit of engagement to get that engagement rate up, then you may be tempted to buy your interactions.
However, while this may make your account look fire in the short run, it’s not going to be sustainable.
Simply put, it’s not going to hold your account up for longer than a day or so, and you’ll be back to where you started, and you’ll probably have to remove fake followers somewhere along the line as well.
How to Remove Ghost Instagram Followers
Just like there are a number of different ways to avoid fake followers finding your account and sticking to it, there are also a number of different ways to get rid of them if they’re already there.
Let’s check these out:
1. Remove Ghost Followers Manually
There’s nothing like doing things the old-fashioned way, and if you’ve got a bit of time up your sleeve over the next couple of days, why not see if you can’t get rid of those pesky ghost followers yourself.
Go through your follower count and see who followers you. If the account doesn’t have that many followers and doesn’t upload content regularly, then there is a good chance that they are a ghost follower.
You can also do this with your content – go through it and see who has liked your posts. If you’ve got someone following you, but they’re not engaging with your photos, then they’re most likely a fake follower.
While this is a pretty time-consuming task, it can make a bit of a dent, and at least help you know what to look out for when avoiding fake followers in the future.
2. Use a Ghost Unfollower Tool
Tools such as Spamguard App can help you clean up your Instagram account, and block any future spam-like activity.
Tools like these are effective cleaners for Instagram that can take care of those ghost accounts so that you don’t have to, and they can continue to work on your behalf by blocking unwanted comments and followers from people that they consider to be fake.
Tools like this can help you realize just how bad the ghost follower issue can really be, and how you can safely prevent your account from further issues down the line.
What’s more, it’s an excellent time-saver, and means that you can get on with creating more awesome content that your real followers can appreciate and interact with.
Don’t worry – if you think you’re the only one that has been duped by fake followers, this couldn’t be further from the truth.
In reality, there are hundreds of thousands of Instagrammers that have been affected by this annoying wave of Instagram spam, and while the gram itself is doing everything on their end to clean things up, it’s never going to be perfect.
This is why it’s important to know what a ghost follower is, what the signs are, and how to prevent them from making your account their new home in the future.
Don’t forget to check out those helpful tools that can not only help you clean your account of ghost followers, but can also show you the right way to grow an Instagram account.
Happy ghost hunting!
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