Instagram is taking away your followers after finding a bug

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What Is the Instagram Millionaire Really Like?

Are you obsessed by how many people follow you on Instagram? You will love this bug for a bit, and then hate it.

In the past few days many users have seen their number of followers increase out of proportions due to a bug that made people gain thousands of fans.



This sounds great, right?

Not really. If you rejoiced when you saw the numbers grow, it didn't take long for the Instagram team to find the bug and start fixing it, and now they are taking those followers away from you causing a wave of discontent across the platform.

Sorry to break it down like this, but you are not as popular as you though.

Here are some reactions:











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Instagram is taking away your followers after finding a bug
#tbt #notphotoshop #clickmyprofile There are videos too ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜ฝ
I think it's pretty safe to say Ginny has an unlimited source of awesomeness as well as cuteness. ๐Ÿ˜Ž (Thank you to our friend @missdiad for tagging us to post a #blackandwhite photo!)
Norm?
I'm in a pet competition for pet of the month! I *think* you can vote everyday! Please share and thank you so much for your votes! http://petkomp.com/pet/?p=J4QYwK0p60
"Mama, I can't wait to eat it. Please hurry up." ----- Posted the nom-version on Facebook. #dog #longhaired #chihuahua #girl #dada #nomnom #love #watermelon #ใ™ใ„ใ‹
#GrumpyCat | The Daily Grump | April 10, 2014
kindly dismount me, m'lady ๐Ÿ˜’ m'thinks you've had one too many sweets to eat ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ #halloweensover #getoffme
what a grand canyon! they should name it that.
"Pup Fiction" #fbf
The reason we're always late. #21stcenturykittyproblems
LET'S GET CRAY!!! ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰ #SaturdayNight #ThatIshCray #AintItJay #HamletThePiggy
jiff๐Ÿ’•
#เธกเธตเธ–เธฑเนˆเธงเธกเธฑเน‰เธข
Borrowed @livefredtastic's glasses to watch the #pupkin14 costume parade | cc @cannontekstar
๐Ÿ’—_๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ‘ #summer #cat #photooftheday #greeneyes #eyes #meow #love #ใญใ“ #kitty #kitten #ilovecat #hubcats ใ‚ใ‚“ใกใ‚ƒใ‚“็”จใƒ˜ใ‚ขใƒผใ‚ฏใƒชใƒƒใƒ—ใ‚’ใคใ‘ใฆใฟใŸ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
Let's go!!๐Ÿถ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ่กŒใฃใฆใใ‚‹ใญใ€œ๏ผˆโ‰งโˆ‡โ‰ฆ๏ผ‰#ๅŠฉๆ‰‹ๅธญใฏใพใ‚‹ๅฐ‚็”จ
Saving myself 4 jojo ๐Ÿ˜˜ (regram @joejonas)
Still wasted ๐Ÿ˜ด
Mayor Richard dreams of a better tomorrow ๐Ÿ’•
Umm...I had muffin' to do wif dis! #guiltydog
Monday is knocking, but I'm not answering.
Pudge even has a mini party hat ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฉ #donutbirthday #pudgeybirthday #pudgethecat
upgraded my wheels โœŒ๏ธ come get me ladies
You found me ๐Ÿ˜ฝ Photo by: Lisa Scarsi www.nalacat.com
Violet ( @lifeofvi ) is our favorite cover girl!
Is it Friday yet? #pugsleykitty
BUB's taking a break from spring break to help get free litter for shelters. Vote for BUB and help shelters get free cat litter - more info at www.lilbub.com thanks to @worldsbestcatlitter #goodjobbub #lilbub
#tbt to that time i got caught playing in the fireplace and was forced to take an unscheduled bath. can't a dog have a little fun around here??
Sometimes, Stump Stump likes to stare at me like he knows I'm a basic bitch. But to be fair, we all are next to a corgi wearing a monkey onesie. #AllBasicInComparison #HappyFriday
Here's Olive wearing a cap to brighten up your day ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜˜ #adoptdontshop #rescue #rabbit
Table for one tonight. #corgi #dinner #food #foodporn #yummy #beer #craftbeer #beachwood
. (Uยดะ”`)๐Ÿปใ„ใ‡ใƒผใ„โœจ. . ๆ˜จๆ—ฅใฏใƒใƒƒใƒๅฎถใฎOktoberfest๐Ÿปโœจ. ใ‚ฌใƒณใ‚ฌใƒณ้ฃฒใ‚“ใงใ€ไน…ใ€…ใซigใ‚ขใƒƒใƒ—ๅ‡บๆฅใพใ›ใ‚“ใงใ—ใŸ๐Ÿ˜…. ใƒ—ใƒฌใƒŸใ‚ขใƒ ใƒ“ใƒผใƒซใซๅคงๅŸ้†ธใจ็ง‹ๅˆ€้ญšใฎ็‚ญ็ซ็„ผใ€้ดจ้‹ใซๅคฉ็„ถใ‚ญใƒŽใ‚ณใŸใฃใทใ‚Š่Š‹ใฎๅญๆฑ. ็พŽๅ‘ณใ„ใƒขใƒŽๆบ€่ผ‰ๅคงไบบBBQใฏๅˆๅ‰๏ผ‘ๆ™‚ใพใง็ถšใ„ใŸใฎใงใ—ใŸ. . #dogoftheday #dogofthedayjp #ใ‚ซใƒกใƒฉๅซŒใ„ๅŒๅฅฝไผš #็Šฌใฎ็”ŸๆดปใŒ็ฌฌไธ€ #็™’ใ—ใ‚ใ‚“ใ“ #dachshund #ใƒ€ใƒƒใ‚ฏใ‚น #็Šฌใƒใ‚ซ้ƒจ #็Ÿญ่ถณ้ƒจ #ใตใ‚ใ‚‚ใ“้ƒจ
Henry's Tip of the Day ๐Ÿ’ก: Always make sure to "paws" and reflect while doing yoga ๐Ÿพ
#ไธ‹ใ‹ใ‚‰ใกใชใกใ‚ƒใ‚“ ๐Ÿฑ
SMILE EVERYONE! (Hero had just heard a 'hilarious' story about a cat falling over... Sigh...) #dogstagram #instamania #instagood #instagramhub #dog #dogs #puppy #fluffy #cute #sweet #instahub #best #iphonesia #instago #instanation #igers #instadog #instapets #instadaily #germanshepherddaily #germanshepherdsonline #whitegermanshepherd #germanshepherd #puppies #uk
Omg his eyes match my pants. โœŒ๏ธ
Extreme close-up... #mustachecat #hamiltonthehipstercat
๐Ÿ˜ณ the firestarter
Thanks for being such a great dog Maddie โœŒ๏ธ
Crimes of the Underground by New York Magazine 1) The Seat Hog: Crime-not offering seat to pregnant women or the elderly 2) The Gawker: Crime-staring 3) The Doorman: Crime-holding the closing doors 4) The Groomer: Crime-flossing teeth, or clipping fingernails on the train 5) The Gobbler: Crime-eating messy, smelly food 6) The Sherpa: Crime-riding with a suitcase, furniture or appliances
๐Ÿ•The Pizzeria, a new remake of the barkery shot I posted before! Except this time the lighting stunk because the lamp I needed broke. ๐Ÿ’” Who wants pizza? I know I do๐Ÿ•๐Ÿด
Seems Otter's been taking some selfies for his online dating profile. He's under the impression glasses make him look smart. #dork #dogselfies #dogsinglasses
Yes Way Rosรจ Pallooza ๐Ÿท @yeswayrose
So lazy, did not want to get out of the bed this morning...
How I feel when I have to work out on Saturdays.... Boo ! #sleep #noworkout #tired #fitness #keepgoing
Help me, Obi-Winter Kenobi, you're my only hope!
Well folks. Tuna has officially declared this his uniform for the remainder of the summer. There was no talking him out of it, even though I told him that it's basically summer weather all year long since we live in California, but that didn't seem to change his mind so I guess just be prepared to see a lot more of this outfit situation. #decisiveandconfident
#TBT bloggin'
Woah, all these broken hearts on that pole ๐Ÿ’” Man if pole dancing's an art you know how many freakinโ€™ artists I knowโ‰๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘ฏ #YouDontLoveMeYouJustLoveMyDoggyStyle #InstagramsNumberOneSupplier #GangstaRapMadeMeDoIt #ItsMisterStealYoGirl #GOBIG
Let the rain come, I'm ready!
#PrincessMonsterTruck is just taking in all the glory of #NationalCatDay #PartyLikeAMonsterTruck #CatDayAllDayEveryDay --------------- www.PrincessMonsterTruck.com
็ด…่‘‰ใจใ„ใใ‚‰ใ€‚
Who you callin #basic?
๐ŸฑSweet dreams๐Ÿ˜Š Enjoy Cat is hereโ†’@tacos_cat โญ๏ธŽShishi's Facebook is here. http://on.fb.me/TPNikN http://twenty20.com/emonemon #cat #็Œซ #dailyycat #katze #chat #katt #kissa #ะบะพัˆะบะฐ #friendlypets #catofinstagram #ilovemycats #petsofinstagram #instagood #ใญใ“้ƒจ #catale #kot #instakotik #koฤka #เนเธกเธง #๊ณ ์–‘์ด #ilovecat #instacat #instadaily #happy_pet #petscorner #thecatpicss #catsprofile #weeklyfluff #catloversworld #ใตใ‚ใ‚‚ใ“้ƒจ
โญ๏ธRandom Photo Challenge โญ๏ธ - After posting the hitchhiker picture, I realized Jazzy was wearing the same Babushka when we were first featured. So it has a special meaning to me. I challenge my followers to take a fun picture of your dog wearing one and post it under #Doginbabushka I will highlight one of the pictures in a few weeks. *Please don't do this if your dog doesn't like wearing things on his head - #SignaturePaws Thanks @Lauriebee82 for reminding me this.
Shopping done for today. I bought just what I need ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿธ๐ŸŽƒ
"Ok, glass. Show me...(fill in the blank)." #WhatDoesHeSee? #GoogleGlass #startrek
Happy Snout Sunday friends! We're on our way in from checking out all the Christmas trees growing out here. Pop and I have decided to ask mom if we can have our own tree to decorate. I'm thinking gingerbread ornaments, popcorn balls and Cheerio garland.๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐ŸŽ„#cloudyday #SnoutSunday #Christmastree #farm #PrissyAndPop
๐Ÿ˜„โœจ
Harlow, don't be alarmed! Try to remain calm. You have a tiny Thunderbolt on you!
"What's going on?!" #MrBagel ๐Ÿญ #chinchilla
Is it Friday yet? ๐Ÿถ Everybody's working for the weekend. Including Brady!
This is for the two or three people that enjoy seeing photos of me with my tongue out!!! #biddythehedgehog #tongueouttuesday #ilookgood #latergram ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ‘…๐Ÿ˜›
๐Ÿ”Ž Spy Cheet is on a mission. #PrincessCheeto
ใใฎใ“ใใ‚“@mgm_knk ! ใผใใ€้–ข่ฅฟๆ”ฏ้ƒจไปฃ่กจใจใ—ใฆ้ ‘ๅผตใ‚‹ใ‚ˆ๏ผ
Funny face Momo
Is it really friday mom ? Really ? TGIF !!! ๐Ÿ˜†
Ho, ho, yum...! Alice & Finnegan have their Santa Claws on! ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿ™€๐ŸŽ… (Photo by @monicasisson) ~ ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ CONTEST Reminder! We've teamed up with @harrybarker_co for a #fabfestivepets contest. In addition to a 205+k shoutout/feature there is a wonderful cat and dog prize package to be won (one cat winner/one dog winner). See CONTEST posting on this feed (about 12 posts back โžก๏ธ) for full details. ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ ~ Contests ends this Monday, December 15th at midnight E.S.T!
Anyone up for a 3 olive "Golden" Martini??? #shaken or #stirred!! Happy Halloween ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ‘ป
This is my happy dance!
Always by your side. / ใ„ใคใ‚‚ใใฐใซใ„ใ‚‹ใ‚ˆ
โ˜ฎ Fat boyz๐Ÿถ๐Ÿ˜ธ
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This little (unimpressed) elf went to the vet again yesterday. She's on some new meds for a week and hopefully this will clear up her eye infection! This may be a chronic issue that poor little Elf deals with off and on for her lifetime, but we'll do whatever it takes to keep her happy and healthy! ๐Ÿ˜Š #elfie #poorelf #elfiethedwarf #dontshopadopt #adoptiononly #adoptionnation #yyc #petsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #catoftheday #whiskerwednesday
Sometimes you need to just give them a little over the shoulder! ๐Ÿ˜ฝ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’‹ Milla 2015 Calendars are now avilable for purchase! ๐Ÿ˜ป๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿ˜บLINK: http://www.cafepress.com/millathecat #fiercefeline #werq #ifyougotit #flauntit #model #victoriasecret #showmewhatyouworkingwith #millathecat
Nap time!
Naw, it's cool bro. I'm not upset at all that you got Burger King fries and finished them in the car before coming inside because you KNOW how much I love BK fries and you KNOW I'd ask for a couple. Not totally breaking down on the inside at all.
I think this would be a good picture to use when someone decides to write my biography. Got the proper dictator look going here, don't you think?
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