The Pros And Cons Of Using An Instagram Robot

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Ever notice how some accounts on Instagram like your post almost the second you post an Instagram image? Well, there’s a little secret behind that. Recently, some brands and personal accounts have hopped on the “liking robot” train. There are “liking” services that you pay a monthly fee for that will automatically like, comment, or follow certain accounts. It’s basically an automated way to engage with users when you don’t have the time to! But like anything that sounds too good to be true, there’s definitely a catch to using these services.

We put together a list of all the pros and cons of using an Instagram robot to engage with your audience. Whether you decide to use one or not, it’s always good to know:

Pros

  1. 1

    Engage with hundreds of accounts on a daily basis without lifting a finger

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    Like or comment on posts based on hashtag, account, location, or your newsfeed

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    Grab the attention of people who haven’t heard of you before

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    Gain followers; many people will come to your profile and follow you after you like or comment on their picture

  5. 5

    Low cost

Cons

  1. 1

    Can be spammy

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    Might not be targeting the right market

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    Might like inappropriate pictures

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    Automated comments can come off as insincere

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    Can only target posts if they include a hashtag, location, or specific

Some “robots” have more features as well, but you’ll have to pay more for them. If you’re looking to start using an Instagram robot for your account, consider using Robolike ($7.77/month), or Kicksta ($9.99/25,000 likes). Just be careful when using a “robot” for your brand, as Instagram users can smell a phony account from a mile away!