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Social Black Market Takes A Beating From Instagram

Dec 19, 2014 Posted by :   Jerry Kolman 1 Comment

UNITED KINGDOM — Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have all took turns swinging at the social media black market. One who hasn’t yet, was Instagram. Well, that changed today.

Instagram is still a fairly new social platform and is currently growing in users. With that being said, Instagram wanted to crack down on fake accounts to make sure its black market problem doesn’t grow out of control. Since Instagram is owned by Facebook, it surely knows why its better to crack down on this early — and not let it spiral out of control.

This is exactly what Instagram did, it took down millions of followers from celebrities to authoritative public figures. This showed exactly who was buying fake Instagram followers and also put celebrities in a tight spot. One thing that the media forgot to mention, is that the drop in followers is also based on ‘unactive’ accounts.

That doesn’t mean they are necessarily ‘fake’ in nature.

But inactive accounts are just thousands, not millions. Every social media store on the web saw an impact with this ‘purge’. We contacted all the top providers and stores about the issue. This morning, the top 5 social media providers for these services, including Rantic, had an emergency conference meeting.

Luckily, Instagram was only to terminate 40% of the fake accounts that are considered ‘active’. This means that it is still game on and not all fake followers will drop. Expect the purge to continue for a few more days. We’re confident that most of our clients are safe.

Note to all our worried clients, hang in there!

What You Need To Know About The “Instagram Purge”

Dec 19, 2014 Posted by :   Jerry Kolman 1 Comment

It’s probably the first time that Instagram hits its users hard with a mass clean up. We warned the media that millions of accounts were going to get wiped out and celebs were going to feel some type of way. Whether you’re worried about your account or curious about buying Instagram followers, here’s what you need to know.

Recently, Instagram had announced that they were on the verge of deleting ‘fake or inactive’ accounts. This occurred after they had hit 300M users and showed Twitter who’s boss. Instagram doesn’t want its social platform to end up like Facebook, although fake fans are an unstoppable business.

Instagram began scanning all their accounts just a few days ago, to detect any suspicious activity. Luckily, a few months ago Rantic.com stopped selling ‘low quality’ followers. With that being said, our clients who purchased Instagram followers before August, will likely see a drop in followers.

As part of our policy, we offer FREE refills if any accounts see a drop. Our drops are likely to be very small and some celebrities with big followings won’t see much of a change. ALL social stores that sell Instagram services are seeing their client’s profiles drop in followers.

It’s CHAOS!

“In December 2014, we’re fixing an ongoing issue that incorrectly includes inactive or fake accounts in follower/following lists.” Instagram wrote in a news release.

Our Russian business partner told the International Business Times that up to 10 million fake Instagram accounts could be wiped out in a matter of days.

It looks like accounts are starting to drop. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, Ma$e, Justin Bieber, Harry Styles, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Avril Lavigne and EVEN INSTAGRAM (chuckle), have all seen a drop in followers. Most of these celebrities saw a huge drop that dipped in the millions.

Unfortunately, its not over yet. There are still millions of accounts to be wiped out and it’s only going to be the beginning of a long annoying ‘Instagram Purge‘.

How Instagram Can Take Twitter’s Throne

Dec 12, 2014 Posted by :   Jerry Kolman No Comments

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Instagram is now one of the biggest websites on the internet. With the strong 300M user base it has, it can now dethrone Twitter easily. Twitter should now be worried about this Facebook-owned company.

Instagram is not that old and neither is as popular as Facebook is, but, the amount of attention that it has garnished is significant. The only social media platform that should be paying attention to the latest Instagram headlines is Twitter.

And here’s why.

Both Twitter and Facebook has been known to be competitors like McDonalds and Burger King. Since Facebook started owning the image sharing website Instagram, its chances at taking both top spots for social platform is closer than ever. With the rapid popularity of ‘selfies’ mixed with this ever growing addiction of these narcissistic-like behavior, Instagram is soon to dominate Twitter completely. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has recently announced that their social media platform racked a staggering 300 million active users. A number that now exceeds the amount of active users that Twitter has.

Most people didn’t see it coming, but now Instagram basically has Twitter by the throat. The music or entertainment culture is further popularizing Instagram and the whole taking self-portraits, which has helped bring Instagram to where it is today. While Facebook shows no signs of slowing down, Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth is expected to multiply.

If Twitter doesn’t step up its game, Instagram will dethrone it very easily. Twitter is still more known than Instagram, according to a poll study that was conducted in numerous forum boards. The poll study basically involved forum communities from all parts of the world and people were to vote whether the people around them knew more about Instagram or Twitter.

Twitter was voted higher than Instagram which potentially means that Twitter has not been forgotten or dominated just yet.

The matter of the truth is that Twitter, which was released 8 years ago, is attracting less users than Instagram, a site that has only been up for 4 years. Twitter is on its way to 300M users, potentially in the next year. This is assuming Twitter registrations are continuing to climb and not decrease.

With fake ‘dummy’ accounts on the rise of third-world countries, the Twitter and Instagram game will spark a certain amount of confusion. Instagram is not trying to get into the same mess as Twitter or Facebook and is attempting to wipe off the accounts it thinks are inactive or fake. A problem that will likely never be fixed because the account creators are from places like India or Kenya.

Whatever the case may be, 2015 is set to be the most interesting year yet for social media. As more elderly people are starting to adapt to the internet, things are about to get wilder in the new year. We at Rantic, being called one of the most notorious social media marketing sites, can totally see Instagram slaying Twitter and all other social networking sites.

And you never know, Instagram could catch up to Facebook too.

Instagram Has Reached 300M Users Worldwide

Dec 11, 2014 Posted by :   Jerry Kolman No Comments

CALIFORNIA — Instagram is one of the few websites on the web that is currently dominating the world. It is a company that was bought by Facebook a couple of years ago. Since then, it has become a house hold name and is now a 300 million user base.

The website is an image sharing website where users can post and share images or videos. It has become very popular among teens and has been referenced in various music videos. The term “#Selfie” is one that originated from Instagram and is a popular thing that young people do on the site. The site is definitely one of the most visited sites and is worth billions of dollars now.

Instagram now has something to celebrate this holiday season with its massive milestone that it has reached. According to PC Mag, Instagram circulates a whopping 70 million image and video shares a day. Compared to Facebook’s 1.3 billion users, Instagram still has a long way to go.

“We’re thrilled to watch this community thrive and witness the amazing connections people make over shared passions and journeys,” CEO Kevin Systrom said in a blog entry.

How to become a professional model off Instagram

Nov 21, 2014 Posted by :   Jerry Kolman No Comments

In the digital age of humanity the ways of promoting ourselves is changing, One the new-fashioned ways for models to gain exposure is taking advantage of Instagram.

Countless of agencies surf Instagram daily to look for the perfect swan swimming in the lake, How do you get to that lake?

The solution is rather psychological. Now a day’s numbers mean everything but how do you get the numbers? We are here to help you do that.

with Rantic’s help, you get real followers that will pump your account and get you the celeb look That’s only the first step of marketing.

We suggest you to try to join other mediums like Youtube and interact with your fans there too, Remember always to add comedy no matter what you do, Comedy is the common tongue for any human on planet earth.

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