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:











And here are the best pets on Instagram to cheer you up:

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Instagram is taking away your followers after finding a bug
#tbt #notphotoshop #clickmyprofile There are videos too 😉😉😽
I think it's pretty safe to say Ginny has an unlimited source of awesomeness as well as cuteness. 😎 (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 #すいか
#GrumpyCat | The Daily Grump | April 10, 2014
kindly dismount me, m'lady 😒 m'thinks you've had one too many sweets to eat 🍭🍬 #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!!! 🐷😝🎉 #SaturdayNight #ThatIshCray #AintItJay #HamletThePiggy
jiff💕
#มีถั่วมั้ย
Borrowed @livefredtastic's glasses to watch the #pupkin14 costume parade | cc @cannontekstar
💗_💗👍 #summer #cat #photooftheday #greeneyes #eyes #meow #love #ねこ #kitty #kitten #ilovecat #hubcats わんちゃん用ヘアークリップをつけてみた😂😂😂
Let's go!!🐶🚙💨行ってくるね〜(≧∇≦)#助手席はまる専用
Saving myself 4 jojo 😘 (regram @joejonas)
Still wasted 😴
Mayor Richard dreams of a better tomorrow 💕
Umm...I had muffin' to do wif dis! #guiltydog
Monday is knocking, but I'm not answering.
Pudge even has a mini party hat 🎉🍩 #donutbirthday #pudgeybirthday #pudgethecat
upgraded my wheels ✌️ come get me ladies
You found me 😽 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 💗😘 #adoptdontshop #rescue #rabbit
Table for one tonight. #corgi #dinner #food #foodporn #yummy #beer #craftbeer #beachwood
. (U´Д`)🍻いぇーい✨. . 昨日はハッチ家のOktoberfest🍻✨. ガンガン飲んで、久々にigアップ出来ませんでした😅. プレミアムビールに大吟醸と秋刀魚の炭火焼、鴨鍋に天然キノコたっぷり芋の子汁. 美味いモノ満載大人BBQは午前1時まで続いたのでした. . #dogoftheday #dogofthedayjp #カメラ嫌い同好会 #犬の生活が第一 #癒しわんこ #dachshund #ダックス #犬バカ部 #短足部 #ふわもこ部
Henry's Tip of the Day 💡: Always make sure to "paws" and reflect while doing yoga 🐾
#下からちなちゃん 🐱
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. ✌️
Extreme close-up... #mustachecat #hamiltonthehipstercat
😳 the firestarter
Thanks for being such a great dog Maddie ✌️
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
🍕The Pizzeria, a new remake of the barkery shot I posted before! Except this time the lighting stunk because the lamp I needed broke. 💔 Who wants pizza? I know I do🍕🍴
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 Rosè Pallooza 🍷 @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 💔 Man if pole dancing's an art you know how many freakin’ artists I know⁉️ 👯 #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
紅葉といくら。
Who you callin #basic?
🐱Sweet dreams😊 Enjoy Cat is here→@tacos_cat ⭐︎Shishi's Facebook is here. http://on.fb.me/TPNikN http://twenty20.com/emonemon #cat #猫 #dailyycat #katze #chat #katt #kissa #кошка #friendlypets #catofinstagram #ilovemycats #petsofinstagram #instagood #ねこ部 #catale #kot #instakotik #kočka #แมว #고양이 #ilovecat #instacat #instadaily #happy_pet #petscorner #thecatpicss #catsprofile #weeklyfluff #catloversworld #ふわもこ部
⭐️Random Photo Challenge ⭐️ - 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 🍰🍸🎃
"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.🐷🐷🎄#cloudyday #SnoutSunday #Christmastree #farm #PrissyAndPop
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Harlow, don't be alarmed! Try to remain calm. You have a tiny Thunderbolt on you!
"What's going on?!" #MrBagel 🐭 #chinchilla
Is it Friday yet? 🐶 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 🐭👅😛
🔎 Spy Cheet is on a mission. #PrincessCheeto
きのこくん@mgm_knk ! ぼく、関西支部代表として頑張るよ!
Funny face Momo
Is it really friday mom ? Really ? TGIF !!! 😆
Ho, ho, yum...! Alice & Finnegan have their Santa Claws on! 🎅🙀🎅 (Photo by @monicasisson) ~ 🎄🎁🎄 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 ➡️) for full details. 🎄🎁🎄 ~ Contests ends this Monday, December 15th at midnight E.S.T!
Anyone up for a 3 olive "Golden" Martini??? #shaken or #stirred!! Happy Halloween 🎃🎃👻👻
This is my happy dance!
Always by your side. / いつもそばにいるよ
☮ Fat boyz🐶😸
Throwback...
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! 😊 #elfie #poorelf #elfiethedwarf #dontshopadopt #adoptiononly #adoptionnation #yyc #petsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #catoftheday #whiskerwednesday
Sometimes you need to just give them a little over the shoulder! 😽👑💅💄💋 Milla 2015 Calendars are now avilable for purchase! 😻📅😺LINK: 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?
おやすみなさーい。
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