Is INSTAGRAM Driving towards the end? — Instagram deletes active accounts, why and what to do?

What is happening with Instagram? Why are they deleting /disabling their user’s accounts? Is it the end of Instagram…

Instagram deactivates your account.

Instagram has tightened its policies when it comes to copyrights, following, and advertising. As they are one of the leading platforms in social media, they also get a lot of pressure to let FAKE news, SPAM, or inappropriate content be seen/shared, etc.

So after the elections( United States President), IG started disabling and deleting accounts left and right. Many of you still do not know the reason behind it. But here are some RULES you need to keep in mind in order not to get DISABLED.


Somehow there is no way back once you get reported for Copyright infringement. Instagram has become very strict about it. I understand that some people (photographers) put tons of work and time into their content, and then someone decides to use it for Free and grow the following, which is not a fair game. As we know, to succeed on IG, you need unique content to stand out.


Over the few years, “Instagram gurus” are telling you that one of the fastest and best methods is to grow is do the Follow/unfollow method. Those who are not familiar with what is follow /unfollow; It`s basically that you follow X amount of people to hope they follow back.

3. USING 3rd party apps.

I believe IG still has some glitch on their system in terms of that. Or they are trying to push other “scheduling businesses” out of business as now Facebook has it`s own CREATOR Studio.

4. Someone reported your account for nudity, violations, or SPAM.

This is something that I find questionable, I have been reporting for years about the Fake account which uses my pictures, and nothing ever happened. The account is still there.

5. Too much activity — Inactive ACCOUNT.

As their algorithms are trained in terms of knowing what is “normal” human behavior like liking, commenting, or following. If yall of a sudden there is a higher activity, ( commenting, liking, engaging)

6. No contact details. — phone number, email, or.

Well, here is the thing: Instagram will delete your account if it doesn’t have a phone number or email address. It is already considered a spam account, and once you reach a certain level of activity, you will come across this message:

If Instagram is going to get shut down today, what are you going to do next?

This is why switch your focus from FOLLOWERS to BUILD relationships, client base, and more. The best way is to build your email list. The second is to create a powerful presence on GOOGLE. And keep in mind that IG is not the ONLY SOCIAL MEDIA platform.

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