Sudden Instagram Follower Loss Explained

Keep calm, it’s not the end of the world.

Keep calm, it’s not the end of the world.

If you use Instagram regularly, either you or someone you know has lost several followers over the last day for what seems like no reason. Instagram experienced a glitch that caused sudden follower loss and they’re working to right that. Losses have ranged from the hundreds for micro influencers and individuals to the millions for larger scale profiles like Selena Gomez & Ariana Grande. It seems like this was a glitched caused by the new machine learning system they implemented in November in order to weed out fake and inactive accounts.

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As of now, our advice is to wait it out and not panic. One of our clients lost about 7% of their followers and regained them within a 12 hour timeframe, so rest assured that Instagram is working to restore all lost followers.

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