Lost instagram followers today?
People are going on twitter complaining that that they have lost instagram followers.
We did a quick run on the Social listening tool and picked up this.. Loads of people in panic because of instagram lost followers! an influencers nightmare! What to do? nothing really.. just wait it out and continue to do what you do best and create compelling content that people will want to follow. This isn’t the first time… and it wont be the last purge on instagram.
Initial run shows that the noise is coming from around the world but the bulk of the instagram purge noise is coming from US Accounts.. maybe they were awake when it happened? 😅
Checking Google Trends shows a spike in Query about Instagram.
We will be updating stats here as they come in. As expected the sentiment on this bit of news isn’t really something that would make anyone happy. How would you feel if you lost more than 20k followers? 😅
update 13th FEB 9:04PM
some analytics tools are starting to update and show some data on some accounts, it doesnt seem to happen to all accounts at the same time.
Losing 2-3M Instagram followers must hurt big time!
updated keyword cloud as of 9pm 13th Feb.
Guess who is the most active on twitter about the topic? #lostfollowers
Reply of Instagram
This doesn’t say much.. lets wait for the official announcement.
update feb 23, 11:54PM
Some accounts are starting to recover the lost instagram followers.
Not all are lucky to get update right away.
Cristiano Ronaldo still down by 2.3M Followers.
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