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Receiving the message “Error: You can’t follow anymore people”?

I have been getting a lot of emails and comments here on the blog from people who are frustrated because they can’t follow more people. The team at Instagram decided to institute a limit to the number of people an account can follow to 7,500. Here is the exact wording of the explanation from Instagram:

“In order to reduce unwanted spam, Instagram has recently placed a cap on the number of people that any account can follow at 7,500. This helps ensure that users do not violate our Community Guidelines.

This change affects accounts that currently have less than 7,500 followers.

Thanks for your support and understanding!”

The first time I read this information, which can be found here,  I thought that the rule meant you were limited to following 7,500 people until you got 7,500 followers yourself, then the limit would be lifted. Seems logical to me since I assumed the rule was to prevent obvious “follow seekers” from taking the time honored shortcut that SPAM marketers do – cast an enormously huge net and you’ll eventually snag a few lemmings people who are interested in your product. However, after hearing from people that even after reaching 7,500 followers themselves, they still cannot follow more accounts I went back and reread the wording carefully and I now believe that the way the rule works is this:

If you had fewer than 7,500 followers when Instagram instituted the follow limit rule, you will never be able to follow more than 7,500 people.

Wow, that doesn’t seem very fair to me. In essence they are socking it to the new folks yet again. If you have been around a while, and have managed to get a large following of more than 7,500, then you can continue on your merry way of the SPAMMERS and follow as many accounts as your heart desires. But, if you are new to the picture then you now have shackles on that will completely limit your ability to compete in the follow-for-follow game.

Now I personally hate the follow-for-follow tactic. I think if you are going to follow someone it ought to be because you enjoy their photos, or at least their Instagram personality. I think follow-for-follow ultimately just leaves you with a mess of an incoming feed, and a ton of zombie followers who never like or comment on anything you post. I would much rather have a small community of people who interact with each other positively, share common interests, and are on Instagram to support each other. The carrot of the Popular Page has driven truly bad behavior on Instagram. But rather than change the way the Popular Page works (give the talented little guy a chance why don’t you Instagram!?) the team at Instagram has started shackling their new users to treat the symptoms and yet ignore the problem.

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Discussion

  1. twhee  July 11, 2012

    I agree that sucks but I am certain starting a protest will not work. I have been getting a ton of spam lately- maybe they need to work on a way to police spammers and bots rather than penalize people.

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    • Celina  September 1, 2012

      Yes, I believe putting the limit on the following is not goiń to help get rid of the spam that’s been going around on instagram. I think instagram should fix the spam problem instead of not allowing people to follow more than 7,500 instagram users. It’s not good for people that want to follow lots of accounts. Please fix this soon. Many people are unhappy about this situation.

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    • mrlopes  October 29, 2012

      Yeah a huge amount of spam lately on instagram.. it’s really getting crazy lately.

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      • Jonny  December 26, 2012

        Just make your account private, that eliminates all spam bots.

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    • oddlutang  April 24, 2013

      the wont let me follow any more people because i reached the limit i have only 1503 followers this sucks please fix this

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  2. Courtney  July 13, 2012

    I dont think it’s fair that instagram has now put a limit on how mny people you can follow, yes I get that some people only follow many people because they want more followers but I’m following 7500 because I like seeing all the different things that people post. I personally think that instagram should remove the limit and let its user do whatever they want. :)

    REMOVE THE LIMIT!!!!

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  3. Scott  July 14, 2012

    I think to put the limit on the number of people you can interact with on instagram is ridiculous. I am an aspiring photographer currently setting up my first online photo website where people can go to purchase my work. In order to promote, I follow people in hopes that they will follow back and interact with me on the ig. However, I have reached my max. following rate of 7,500. This is highly frustrating for me due to that my photography will sell (or at least my friends and family have told me so far thus being the inspiration of starting this website of mine) but after reaching the limit and only being on instagram (no I am not on facebook or tweeter) I now have to unfollow people that I don’t want to unfollow in order to follow more in order to promote my photos. This might be considered “spam” but I’m not posting photos of hot girls/guys showing off their bodies. I’m promoting one of my few outlets I have, my art. Instagram needs change this limit for people who want to use this tool to their advantage, such as aspiring artists. At least that is my two cents.
    For anyone that reads this and wants to check out my work follow me on ig: scottibphotoghy. I sadly won’t be able to follow you back unless I unfollow my followings. Such a shame.

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    • Chris Smith  July 27, 2012

      Hi Scott,
      There are many, many ways to promote your photography online. Instagram is just one outlet. I would encourage you to seek out others. There is a very strong and thriving community of photographers on Google+. If you haven’t already, start an account there and be prepared to put in long hours of work promoting your work.

      As far as Instagram goes, you’ll have to grow the slow and steady way. If your photography is really good and you are consistently engaging with others, you will grow and your art will be exposed to more and more people. Good luck!

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      • Jonathan  August 7, 2012

        Wait if you get more than 7,500 people will your limit be terminated?

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    • Pomme  October 23, 2012

      I agree with him
      I am also use instagram to promote my mobile case shop
      Your limitation make it harder for me to develop my business
      this is ridiculous!

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  4. rey  July 15, 2012

    i have been a ig man since 2010 and i have had 8000 followers for the longest and now i can’t add anymore people i think that is un just .. i have new friends that i meet everyday that i would like to interact with but can’t due to the ban

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  5. Rstockton1  July 16, 2012

    I hate instagram for this

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  6. thetrendygirl  July 21, 2012

    More than 7550 people are following me, and i can’t follow more 7500

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    • Chris Smith  July 27, 2012

      Right. If you didn’t already follow more than 7500 people when the rule went into effect then you are stuck at 7500 and there is nothing you can do.

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      • MARIA  April 27, 2013

        hello there!!!i want to report that I ONLY FOLLOW 99 people AND I CAN NOT FOLLOW MORE!!!WHEN I CLICK ON ”FOLLOW” IT DOES NOT CHANGE!!!PLEASE FIX MY ACCOUNT TO FOLLOW MORE PEOPLE!!!everytime i click on them to follow,the icon does not become green

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  7. TheZigg  August 1, 2012

    This suck! Remove the limit! Does someone wants to start a account to stop it? Just write to me on Instagram @thezigg

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  8. TheZigg  August 1, 2012

    Wait does this mean that even if I reach over 7500 followers I can’t follow more than 7500?

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    • Chris Smith  August 1, 2012

      Apparently that is what it means. The original wording from Instagram was a bit misleading but they’ve updated it to make it a little clearer. It does seem that unless you were following more than 7500 already when the rule went into place you are limited to 7500 now period.

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  9. Jeff  August 3, 2012

    Why ?? I’m follower 7500 more people but instagram say You can’t follow any more people.

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  10. Gaby  August 5, 2012

    It’s not fair for the new pp !!! Remove the Limit !!!

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  11. Jess  August 10, 2012

    I put on my profile that I follow back but I can’t now. I don’t think its fair. I understand that Instagram would like to remove unwanted spam or ‘ghost/zombie’ followers but I am trying to get lots of Instagram followers and that can no longer happen if I can’t follow back. I have still got a couple of thousand followers to go until I reach 7500 which would irritate people if they were expecting a followback. Its a real shame for Instagram to do that because now I have to be a ‘ghost’ follower and unfollow a heap of people.

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  12. Austin Smith  August 15, 2012

    I have over 20k followers now and when the limits took place I was well over the 7500 mark. But it still won’t allow me to follow over 7500 people. I will see people slowly adding over 7500 people but I assume they are the people that have private accounts and are approving my request after I’ve reached a 7500 following.

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  13. Linet  August 24, 2012

    This is unfair because what about all the other people that have 65k followers or 12k… anyone that has k in their followers is lucky but now people can only have 7500?!?!?!!??! Like seriously. The people that don’t want spam won’t follow 7500 people but the people don’t care about spam then let them follow people. If instagram is going to make a better change it better start now.

    P.S: Also to mention the Photo Map that instagram updated is very stupid.
    Thanks for listening and please anyone reply.

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  14. William jordan  September 9, 2012

    I just want to play the follow-4-follow game till i get big but i cant because of the limit what really sucks.

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  15. Jasmine  September 16, 2012

    Im sorry but ever since FB bought Instagram its been turning out what everyone didn’t expect it. Also I find that really unfair, why does other users following like 248k + and we only get that I find that quite unfair. You should fixt that because im not the only one complaning about this.

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  16. buzzcocks89  September 19, 2012

    Hi Chris,

    I read through your page, and you said no one can unlike a photo you’ve liked except you. So i liked this girls pic. and now my name isn’t there on the people who have liked it. But my ‘like’ shows on my list of recently liked pics. I don’t understand?

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  17. brandon  September 22, 2012

    This is so wrong my friends have 78k and stuff all i have is 7500 this is very ghetto i think people will close there instgram account

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  18. Rachel  September 23, 2012

    Please Remove the limit! There isin’t really a point and it’s unfair to the people who was following less than 7500 people. Please Please Please Please Please Please Remove it :’(

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  19. Katel0veshim  September 24, 2012

    I dislike the fact that instagram has done this. If anyone would like to start a page with me, to remove this limit, please let me know. My account is @katel0veshim !

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    • Makenzie  October 6, 2012

      I wanna start a page with you too remove this limit

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  20. Katel0veshim  September 25, 2012

    Instagram is starting to become really stupid. People are not going to use it anymore if they have a limit.

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  21. katie  September 26, 2012

    FB is lame!!!! They bought instagram and made stupid rules!

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  22. jhonatan  September 27, 2012

    Please remove the limit

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  23. Makenzie  October 6, 2012

    I HATE the follow limit. I have recently lost over 1,000 followers because of the STUPID follow limit. And instagram now is terrible because of the changes you have made. I don’t understand the whole spamming thing. People love getting spammed with likes an comments it makes them feel like people like there instagram. Why can’t it go back like it was before? I’m seriously thinking about deleting my instagram is so over 500 people that go to my school. So itd be best if you changed that little rule. Because you’d lose a lot of instagramers if you didn’t.

    Kiss. Kiss. Kenzie

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  24. Jaz  October 26, 2012

    This rule pisses me off to no end…instagram is just trying to control the amount of followers people get because they know how much influence a person has to get across whatever they want they have a lot of followers….Haters hating on the little man trying to network!! Quit being so controlling!!’

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  25. Bahrainstore  October 30, 2012

    Remove the limite please

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  26. Tom  November 3, 2012

    If they don’t remove it about 70% of the people from IG are gonna leave.
    They’re gonna fall so fast.
    REMOVE IT.
    REMOVE IT.
    REMOVE IT.

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  27. Lisa  November 4, 2012

    Remove the limit , people going to stop using instagram because of the limit

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  28. pauly  November 21, 2012

    i subscribed to lots of people but suddenly i am not getting any email alerts telling me when they have posted new pics i have 3 email accounts and it’s not working on any of them it happened about 2 weeks ago does anybody know why ?

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  29. ahmad  November 21, 2012

    PLZ REMOVE THIS RULE COZ ITS NOT HELPING THE IDEA !!!

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  30. DJ AsianTech  November 24, 2012

    This just sucks. I am a local DJ in the trust ate area and the name “@djasiantech” is a popular name that is known both in the Studio and online. I follow 90% of my fans because I care about them and now I had to create 2 Instagram accounts just to keep in touch with them all. Everybody deserves an equal ability on instagram when it comes to following. I seriously doubt anybody on instagram complains about spamming because if anyone was getting spam, you could just easily block them. Instagram suck, I might as well switch to using PicYou.

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  31. Jillian  December 2, 2012

    This is unfair! What can we do to get it taken away ??? It is ufair to all!

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  32. Jessica  December 5, 2012

    Please remove this rule. It’s not doing anything just upsetting a lot of people.

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  33. Trojang  December 5, 2012

    A bunch of BS! It doesn’t help control spammers at all, only turns off the people who like to follow people because they enjoy their photos. I’m going back to Mobli!

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  34. Naushad  December 8, 2012

    Instagram Follow Limit Rule, will NOT fix the Problem of SPAMMERS. instead of fixing the problem your Shackling the new followers.

    I have reached my max following rate of 7,500. I cannot follow anymore people.

    This Rule pisses me off to no end! because instagram telling me how many people We should follow! Interesting!! is this under any Law of freedom act? or something els?, I am FREE to follow anybody, any amount, numbers of followers i wish, its my right.

    It’s not fair for the new people! so old acount holders can follow over 7500 people. new acount holder limited to only 7500. what is this?

    Instagram Remove the limit! There isn’t really a point.
    Instagram needs change this limit for people who want to use this tool to their advantage.

    i have new friends that i meet everyday that i would like to interact with but can’t due to the ban,

    I’m seriously thinking about deleting my instagram acount
    i think people will close there instgram
    Instagram is starting to become really stupid. People are not going to use it anymore if they have a limit.

    You should fix that because i am not the only one complaining about this.

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  35. Abby  December 10, 2012

    I’m actually more pissed at the fact that I’m getting blown up by spammers. They are a definite nuisance. I really hope Instagram fixes that issue than focusing on limiting its users for something that is obviously not keeping spammers away.

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    • Jonny  December 26, 2012

      Spams are all coming from spambots following hashtags. Make it private & all spam stops. Instagram cannot stop spamming. Nobody can.

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  36. Jonny  December 11, 2012

    IG made a horrendous assumption. Accounts with zero pic, zero followed, zero follower accounts are spamming using scripts. Truly FAIL in reasoning.

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  37. Ann  December 12, 2012

    I don’t have that’s much followers or following I want to follow my friends but it won’t let me. It’s making me so frustrated. I don’t know if its my ig or my iPad has a problem. Every time I hit follow its close up.

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    • Chris Smith  December 13, 2012

      Try uninstalling and reinstalling Instagram. Sounds like a an application bug if the app crashes every time you attempt to follow someone.

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      • Jonny  February 5, 2013

        Not a bug! IG started doing some bizarre stuff. I think they don’t even know what it is doing to people’s accounts! While spammers using scripts who follow zero people keep spamming & while bullying & hate pages keep going up!

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  38. J. Golla  December 18, 2012

    The limit is no good. I am coming across some great folk that I would love to follow and can’t. Remove the limit

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  39. Greg  December 23, 2012

    I can’t follow anybody and I only follow 513 people

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  40. Ashliegh G.  December 30, 2012

    I have over 13K and growing as a regular chick who grew her follows from the ground up. Im sorry for every one else but Ive NEVER received spam… Its unfair that when Im out with friends taking pictures and we meet new people I can’t follow them because of this ban. If this isn’t fixed sadly I will have to get rid of instagram and stick to something else.

    Instagram needs to change this limit for people who want to use this tool to their advantage. I am also in the process of promoting my home grown business and a part of promoting is interacting with your followers… PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP!

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  41. Omeri  January 1, 2013

    Well the limit is not 7500 anymore. I had more then 7500 followings when the new rule was introduces. The rule stated that anyone over this number could continue ( or words to that affect) In the last 2 weeks when ever i try to follow someone new i get the green bar turning back to blue without any warnings.

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  42. Gary  January 7, 2013

    What about if you have an Instagram Account From July 2011 and Following Only 2k and Have 1k Can You Still Pass The Limit? Cause I Check The First Picture I Upload Was July 2011 Need Help?!?!???!?!?

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  43. Emily  January 13, 2013

    I am trying to follow my cousins that i havent senn in 15 years and i would really like to catch up with them and instagram wont let me follow them!!!!!! PLEASE FIX THIS NOW!!!!

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  44. Jordan  January 19, 2013

    Im going to delete my instagram if i cant follow anyone! Seriously, i want to follow my friends but stupid limit wont let me! It’s getting me mad! Instagram will be SO STUPID with this limit. Soon nobody will be able for follow anyone because we all reached 7,400 following. THIS IS STUPID! INSTAGRAM NEEDS TO REMOVE THIS BAN! I’ve never even gotten a spam anyways! Which means its no fair to even ban from going over 7,400 people. FIX IT SOON OR ELSE NO ONE WILL WANT INSTAGRAM ANYMORE!

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    • Derek  January 28, 2013

      Very true I agree

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  45. valent  January 21, 2013

    please remove the limit! :(

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  46. Greg  January 23, 2013

    If a person was following 7,500 people, and each of those people posted one photo a day, that would be 7,500 photos in the persons feed per day. who would ever be able to see all of the photos? what is the point of following all of those people? I don’t want anyone to follow me with that many followers because they would never see my work or get the opportunity to even look at it. It should be about the content not a game of getting followers, anyone that does a follow for follow game to get your work out there, you are doing it the wrong way by diluting an actual fan base!

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  47. Vivian  January 25, 2013

    So on Instagram I was following people and then I couldn’t follow anymore people,I didn’t reach my limit yet and now I can’t follow anymore people,what can I do?

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  48. vato  January 27, 2013

    Question please someone answer… i have followed 7500+ so i cant follow anyone else but how about if i wanted to unfollow 1000 and follow a different 50 people how is that possible i cant but i should be able too please fix it.

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  49. George  January 28, 2013

    If you have reached the 7500 limit is it possible to unfollow them back to 0 and start following new others?

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  50. Derek  January 28, 2013

    I feel like that unfair and very selfish of you , that not going to help the spam and etc , can you please take of the limit because now ima loose more followers . PLEAE TAKE OF THAT LIMIT

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  51. Cario  January 30, 2013

    Hey, Question! Im following 23 ppl but IG shows that im following 30. How can i fix that?

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  52. Megan  January 31, 2013

    I just reached the 7500 limit… This is ridiculous … I have over 8000 followers and new people adding me daily and I always check the accounts of those that are new followers and if I like their photos, I’d like to be able to add them. I think this new restriction is ridiculous. Please remove the cap!!

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  53. Abdulla  February 9, 2013

    this sound like a fool rule , am free to follow any one i like and any one free to follow me , i enjoy taking photos and share it with other and also i like to see other people work the way it will help to learn to met new people around the world , i just reach my 7500 , so i can’t follow any one more until i get 7500 people following me back ! so how about if its take like 7500 years to get these people follow me back, then should i quite the instagram ?? its really stupid rule , and am going to delete my account and get back to flicker! at least there you are free to do what ever you want to do.

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  54. lasoula  February 9, 2013

    it’s not fair :~ unstudied rules with negative consequences ;(

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  55. Marie Veronica  February 13, 2013

    Okay ohh my gosh this is so not fair I need to follow more people than I usually do and I can’t do that when you pause me at 7500 and I can’t do this it’s not there so please let me fall more people

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  56. David  February 16, 2013

    Im only following 150 people and sometimes it will let me follow a few people but then it will stop working

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    • Chris Smith  February 19, 2013

      I’ve heard a lot of this lately. Could be they now have a maximum daily limit to how many people you can follow, or it could even be a max per min or hour or something like that. Try to follow more people tomorrow and see if that works.

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  57. Jamie  March 1, 2013

    I reakon the limit should go away after you have 7500 followers.. This rule sucks!

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  58. tasha  March 13, 2013

    Can more than 7500 people FOLLOW you? Or is there a cap on the amount of followers you have??

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  59. Alondra  March 17, 2013

    But I can’t follow people and I’m only following 800.

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    • Chris Smith  April 2, 2013

      You probably maxed out the number of followers for a given time period. Try following more people in a day or two.

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  60. aiman  March 23, 2013

    i couldnt add people to my account still blue not coming green why i have only 500 follows why why why i tried uninstall , rest password ,,,,, please help

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    • Chris Smith  April 2, 2013

      You’ve probably hit some new time-based limit. Try following more people in a day or two.

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  61. Gab  March 25, 2013

    I don’t even follow 100 people and Instagram won’t let me follow any body else

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    • Gab  March 25, 2013

      That’s just ridiculous

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  62. Henri  March 27, 2013

    When was this limit enforced?

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  63. Katie  March 28, 2013

    But i am only following 300 and it hasn’t let me follow anyone for 2 days… I don’t get it!

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  64. Marissa Haynes  March 30, 2013

    I have less than 1000 people and whenever i click th follow button is goes green then back to blue, i’m confused what’s happening?

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  65. Fab  April 5, 2013

    I’m following 100 people and I can’t follow any more Why?

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  66. Nutella_is_mine  April 7, 2013

    Hi , I’m frank and I recently noticed this problem . I currently have 9.3k+ and still stuck on the 7.5k following . It was frustrating because when I try to follow people back it doesn’t let me and some of my followers are unfollowing me. Please if anyone has the chance email instagram™ and tell them to change this rule .

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  67. Jackyjacks97  April 21, 2013

    Hi, I am only following like 70 people and have about 80 followers and it still won’t let me follow anyone. I recently unfollowed alot of people because I didn’t know who they are and they are still following me. I tried everything to fix this but it doesn’t work. I didn’t go over the limit and it still won’t let me follow anyone…. HEEELLLPPP

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  68. Not telling my name  May 3, 2013

    This is so stupid I nvr follow 7000 people and I can’t follow anybody Instagram better fix soon or I am deleting it and telling people this sucks bc the stupid problem!!!

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  69. Aaron  May 3, 2013

    I myself think that the following limit is ridiculous for the fact that you can’t follow everyone that you want back. Yet I found out following so many people in the first place is a good way to introduce yourself to fellow instagramers. At first this made me extremely happy that I got so many followers in just a few days. But when I finally got to 7.5k I found out that I couldn’t follow any more. I assure you that everyone shouldn’t be penalized for others who just make an account for spam itself. I used to go to the followers page and see that they were just spam and block/report them. But the fact that I can’t follow as many people as I want really frustrates me in so many ways. I couldn’t have some many more followers and become something very amazing to instagram mainly for bring a smile some ones face that’s having a bad day. it feels amazing for followers to comment and like my photos. I enjoy it so much. I wish my account to could just have unlimited following rate.

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  70. Jessie  May 6, 2013

    I don’t like it! It’s not fair at all.. I have a fanpage on Instagram and I like to follow my lovely followers back! Now I put the limit on following only for other fanpages! So I’m at 7500 now! And can’t do more!

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  71. Olivia  May 6, 2013

    I’m only following 83 and it won’t let me follow anymore! It’s just not fair because my bestfriend just got one and I can’t even follow her. Will I every be able to follow every again? All my friends can still follow people and they have about 250followers and they can still follow!! ??

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    • Jennie  May 18, 2013

      I’m following 103 people and I have 58 followers but it isn’t letter me follow any new people and I’m not sure why because it’s not even follow limit :( someone please help me because win new to Instagram and I want to follow my friends

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      • Chris Smith  May 21, 2013

        I believe they have daily limits now or speed limits. If you follow too many people too quickly they may block you from following anyone else for a period of time. Your best bet it to follow a few people at a time in batches over a period of a few days.

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        • Jonny  October 24, 2013

          Ya, IG suspends your account for full 24 hours now.

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        • frank  December 3, 2013

          I believe u cam only follow 60 people a hour

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  72. sebastian  May 27, 2013

    this is soo stupid and its gonna have alot of people deleting there accounts!!!

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  73. Bradley  June 7, 2013

    I am following 8 people and I can not follow anyone! I waiting two days and it still doesn’t work

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  74. Dora (JK)  June 22, 2013

    Ugh who cares?!?! It’s Instagram for Pete’s sake!!!!!! Lets have some fun!!!!!

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  75. Jaqui  June 27, 2013

    I’m no where near that number im under 1000 even nd it still doesn’t let me follow back? ?

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  76. luisha121  July 4, 2013

    Hey guys, how many people can i dayli follow?
    pls help :)

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  77. Keaton dobson  July 16, 2013

    It is absolutley ridiculous that instagram limits how many people you can follow. If instagram wants to limit spam why not put a follower to following ratio like twitter does. Or once you reach 7500 followers the amount of accounts you can follow should be lifted. All this limit has done is make me stop using instagram and start using twitter.

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  78. Girlie  July 19, 2013

    I’m only following 170 people and it won’t let me follow anyone else..I just made one yesterday.but I have two insta gram accounts and the other one I had for a year now.im not even close to the limit and they won’t let me follow anyone it’s really annoying. I need help!!!!

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  79. Hola  August 1, 2013

    Does anyone know what the date was when this rule came into effect? Please help me??

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  80. Ladyboutique1  August 18, 2013

    I’m at the point of No Return with this limit on Instagram!
    I’m using this site as a promotion for my business, just now
    realizing why I can’t accept any new followers! This is an
    inconvience, not only for me but for my new clients that
    I’m meeting on a daily basis. I’m going to erase my account
    & encourage all of my 5000 followers to do the same, being that
    this site is capped off! Thank You, but No Thanks! Bad Business!
    I’m leaving Instagram

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  81. Jess  September 9, 2013

    Oh dear IG. Already lost lots of people and about to lose more. People and yes me being one of them loves seeing lots of friend requests and likes. And ya no what why shouldn’t we!? If people don’t like “spam” ok fine so just follow a few people. It’s crazy you are now limiting people. Make This all
    Very very boring now. And SO unfair that people who have been on IG for a while are fine to carry on!!! get new igers me being ine of them are NOT allowed!! totally rubbish! i will make sure to tell everyone who i bear of joining IG NOT TO BOTHER! And WILL be deleting
    My account if this is not sorted. One very very very VERY unhappy IGer!!!

    SORT IT OUT!!!!!!!!!!!

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  82. mariah pinkowski  September 10, 2013

    Wok I try following my cousin but it wont let me i click on the button but th it un follows me and i only have 29 followers and im following 32 i think what is wron please try to get back to me . Also i try to post videos but it wont let me i have an android phone i have tryed your steps but it wont work ?? It makes me realy frustrated but k like instagram so if mabey you could fix it it would be great ,or tell me whats wrong

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    • Yasmine  November 30, 2013

      Check ur time and date

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  83. Alonzo  October 7, 2013

    I highly agree. Though I just enjoy how sophisticated & professionally this article was writtin. It only compelled me to continue reading. Nice job! & for those complaining about the limit, learn to accept the fact 7,500 is enough.

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  84. cheena  October 8, 2013

    not fair…………..i dont like it………i wont to follow back all my followers

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  85. maria  October 8, 2013

    I can not follow people on instagram?
    please help me

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  86. Michael  October 12, 2013

    I’m sure there are other ways to get rid of spammers. This is simply unfair, I used to be on Instagram all the time, now I don’t use it that much, all the joy from using it is gone. I have been on Instagram for 2 years now, I post my landscape shots mainly and won quite a bit of competitions but never got to the popular page.. Why? cause I’m not a teenager chick with big boobs… This is just wrong that they promote pure porn!

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  87. Jonny  October 24, 2013

    Spam comes from spambots, likebots, and followbots, and pure spammers. It has nothing to do with anyone following anyone. Do you have to follow someone to spam them? No. But hate groups can proudly exist and mouth off on IG but you can’t follow as many people as you want?

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  88. Aidenlight  November 10, 2013

    This thing is really suck, I meet new friends everyday but I can’t follow them any more

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  89. Yasmine  November 30, 2013

    This is really really really stupid my account is my account no one should control it…… So let’s say I’m following 7500 ppl only. wouldn’t I get extremly sick of the same ppl ?!? Please fix this it should be unlimited it’s so unfair and really really wack!!!!!!!!!!!

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  90. frank  December 1, 2013

    I just made 5 accounts In the last past 4 days and I I did was try to follow all my followers back and it keep deleting my page after the first day I don’t know what’s goin on is it a certain amount of people u can follow a day???

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  91. frank  December 4, 2013

    Hi chris my account logged me out for no reason and said they change my password for securities reasons and I dont remember the email I sign up with what do i do

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