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The Great Instagram Purge of 2014

If you feel like you just lost an excessive amount of followers on Instagram, you probably did.

First and foremost, if you haven’t heard of Instagram, it is a social network that allows you to share and edit photos. They have a large variety of filters and many different editing options including contrast and brightness levels. Additionally, users can hashtag the photos so that they are categorized and potentially seen by whoever wants to see them!

Since the photo-sharing app’s release in 2010, approximately 300 million users have joined. Unfortunately, many of these accounts have consisted of spam. Basically, people made mass amounts of accounts that had no legitimate value and are made in attempt to get either Instagram famous or to scam people into giving them their information. Read more