Instagram has launched a manhunt and crackdown on spam, as they have started eliminating fake accounts leading to loss of followers by so many users, most especially our celebrities who took the biggest hit.
Some have lost hundreds of thousands of followers, and many celebs have lost millions.
Justin Bieber‘s Instagram fan base plummeted by 3.5 million fans in the past 24 hours, followed by Kim Kardashian who lost 1.3 million followers. Pop star, Rihanna lost 1.2 million. Akon‘s follower count dropped to 1.9 million from 4.3 million. Katy Perryâ€™s followers count went down 300,000 and talk show host, Oprah lost 100,000. Rapper, Tyga also dropped from 5.5 million to 2.2 million followers.
Rapper Mase lost so many followers he decided to delete his account entirely. According to one Twitter user, Mase dropped to 170,000 followers from 1.6 million in a matter of 20 minutes. Choi!
Nigerian celebrities are not left out too, but they only lost a few thousands. Nollywood actress, Geneveive Nnaji who had over 400,00 followers dropped to 320,000 followers.
She took a jab at the ongoing Instagram rapture by sharing this meme below which reads â€œYou all better be happy it was followers they took away instead of the filtersâ€. 2face Idibia, Tonto Dikeh, Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, Tiwa Savage and many more lost followers too.
The crackdown continues and people are freaking out, begging Instagram to restore the followers.Has the rapture gotten to your end?