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    I love interacting with the majority of insta users, it's fun, met a love of awesome, like minded people there.
    BUT, there's one downside (as with every other social media). Creeps. Seeing all these old perverts sharing my photos, and commenting sexual stuff on them, tagging me, messaging me all the time (I don't respond but still) gets too much for me on my bad days. I'm over 18 so it's okay for them to do that stuff, but it's still so annoying and makes me feel like a piece of meat. I admit, some of my photos are a bit more on the 'sexy' side but MOST are not. Still, no matter what I do in a picture, they will find a way to make it seem sexual.
    I can't even delete my insta now because people will steal my pics and just create fake accs (already happened more than once to me so it would only get worse, and I wouldn't be able to do anything about it without proof)
    Anyone in a similar situation? Do you just ignore people like that? Or report them? Or block them? Which method works best?
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    (Original post by Ciel.)
    I love interacting with the majority of insta users, it's fun, met a love of awesome, like minded people there.
    BUT, there's one downside (as with every other social media). Creeps. Seeing all these old perverts sharing my photos, and commenting sexual stuff on them, tagging me, messaging me all the time (I don't respond but still) gets too much for me on my bad days. I'm over 18 so it's okay for them to do that stuff, but it's still so annoying and makes me feel like a piece of meat. I admit, some of my photos are a bit more on the 'sexy' side but MOST are not. Still, no matter what I do in a picture, they will find a way to make it seem sexual.
    I can't even delete my insta now because people will steal my pics and just create fake accs (already happened more than once to me so it would only get worse, and I wouldn't be able to do anything about it without proof)
    Anyone in a similar situation? Do you just ignore people like that? Or report them? Or block them? Which method works best?


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    Instagram just a waste of time imo posting stuff no one cares about every like you get a hit of dopamine interesting enough it’s the same chemical you get when drunk, smoke, gamble etc highly addictive. Instagram is just full of narcastic addicts imo postings selfies is like me me me me look how cool hot sexy I am etc lol
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    Delete and forget and ignore

    Eventually the creeps will forget about you, there millions of photos of sexy girls on the internet

    Your photos will just become part of that blur
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    instagram sucks, it's just full of people
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Report them.
    Hmm might start doing that, I wonder if their IP will get permanently blocked after a number of reports? Because otherwise they can just make a new account.
    (Original post by Dominoes)
    Instagram just a waste of time imo posting stuff no one cares about every like you get a hit of dopamine interesting enough it’s the same chemical you get when drunk, smoke, gamble etc highly addictive. Instagram is just full of narcastic addicts imo postings selfies is like me me me me look how cool hot sexy I am etc lol
    That's not true. I mean, yeah, some people just post boring selfies all the time, or do 'like for like' kind of thing but not everyone does that. Like, I don't just post boring selfies. I post a lot of cosplay pictures, which a lot of people love. They don't want anything in return, they just love seeing their favourite characters being brought to life.
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    (Original post by hannah00)
    Delete and forget and ignore

    Eventually the creeps will forget about you, there millions of photos of sexy girls on the internet

    Your photos will just become part of that blur
    *boys
    Well the thing is, you just get new creeps all the time. Because when you get a lot of likes you're featured in top posts - and more people see your photos. : /
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    some men are so gross :/
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    (Original post by babsxox)
    some men are so gross :/
    I know right?! I never get these types of comments from girls, my female followers are so sweet - hell, they make me wish I was straight lol!
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    (Original post by Ciel.)
    Hmm might start doing that, I wonder if their IP will get permanently blocked after a number of reports? Because otherwise they can just make a new account.

    That's not true. I mean, yeah, some people just post boring selfies all the time, or do 'like for like' kind of thing but not everyone does that. Like, I don't just post boring selfies. I post a lot of cosplay pictures, which a lot of people love. They don't want anything in return, they just love seeing their favourite characters being brought to life.
    yeah i don’t think everyone is like that
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    In addition to some of the stuff above, I'd suggest making your account private?
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    (Original post by babsxox)
    some men are so gross :/
    NAMALT (not all men are like that) and all, but it's more than just some.
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    NAMALT (not all men are like that) and all, but it's more than just some.
    i mean i would say "most" but then the cringey mgtow users would descend upon me like a swarm of locusts
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    (Original post by babsxox)
    i mean i would say "most" but then the cringey mgtow users would descend upon me like a swarm of locusts
    God htey have to be some of the most pathetic human beings.
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    What's your Instagram by any chance?? I swear I 100% recognise your art omg
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    (Original post by Ciel.)
    I love interacting with the majority of insta users, it's fun, met a love of awesome, like minded people there.
    BUT, there's one downside (as with every other social media). Creeps. Seeing all these old perverts sharing my photos, and commenting sexual stuff on them, tagging me, messaging me all the time (I don't respond but still) gets too much for me on my bad days. I'm over 18 so it's okay for them to do that stuff, but it's still so annoying and makes me feel like a piece of meat. I admit, some of my photos are a bit more on the 'sexy' side but MOST are not. Still, no matter what I do in a picture, they will find a way to make it seem sexual.
    I can't even delete my insta now because people will steal my pics and just create fake accs (already happened more than once to me so it would only get worse, and I wouldn't be able to do anything about it without proof)
    Anyone in a similar situation? Do you just ignore people like that? Or report them? Or block them? Which method works best?
    Omg same man! I just try ignore them. It's always horny teenage girls, old perverts, or some gay guys😂
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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    instagram sucks, it's just full of people
    omg i didn't finish typying this out, i was supposed to say its full of fake people, the pictures they post definitely don't represent their everyday life
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    You do realise that in the settings you could make your account private and only the people that you accepted to add can view your pics?
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    (Original post by Pastelx)
    What's your Instagram by any chance?? I swear I 100% recognise your art omg
    Sorry, can't share it. Posted way too much personal stuff on here.

    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Omg same man! I just try ignore them. It's always horny teenage girls, old perverts, or some gay guys😂
    Gay guys are the worst aren't they..
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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    omg i didn't finish typying this out, i was supposed to say its full of fake people, the pictures they post definitely don't represent their everyday life
    Oh, of course not. But nobody wants to see everyday life. It's boring.
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    In addition to some of the stuff above, I'd suggest making your account private?
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    You do realise that in the settings you could make your account private and only the people that you accepted to add can view your pics?
    Too time consuming, it would take me ages to filter through all the requests. It would probably cause drama, too (ohh whyyy is your acc privateee now :/ ) And most importantly, my profile would stop growing, wouldn't want that.
 
 
 
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