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What is the Instagram shadowban?

The Instagram shadowban. It might have happened to you. Have you ever experienced a mysterious fallback of likes and comments on your posts? Then you might have fallen victim to the Instagram shadowban. There are 4 simple signs you need to check to see if you are shadowbanned. Have you noticed a sudden: drop in comments drop in likes drop in impressions drop in reach In case you haven’t completely changed your content, but you did experience this drop in statistics it’s very likely you’re shadowbanned. What is the shadowban In simple words: the shadowban blocks your post from the platform, without notifying you. The negative effects Instagram won’t completely block your post. Your followers can still see your content, but it will be hidden from users who don’t follow you. Why is this such a bad thing? Well,  this has major consequences for the growth of your account. Since only your current followers are able to see your post, you won’t attract any new followers because Instagram will never show your content on the explore page of people who don’t follow you. It obviously also affects the reach of your content. Because of the shadowban, Instagram will also block your hashtags. Meaning your post won’t be shown in the search results of people who are looking for hashtags you’ve used. […]

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