Do celebrities buy Instagram followers? Why should they? As they are already big celebrities and people automatically will follow them. But is it enough for them? No, if their real following had satisfied them, there was no need to buy likes and views to their post. But we all know that celebrities and Instagram influencers, even the industry’s big shots, are into buying fake followers.
What are Bot or Fake Instagram followers?
Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms for celebrities and influencers. There’s a massive variety of users engaging through these platforms. While using these platforms as a communication network, these influencers and celebrities face a major issue of lack of followers. These social media platforms try to use different strategies to increase their followers. So, sometimes instead of working a little hard, they try to use different methods, and one of them is to buy Instagram followers. So these big celebrities buy Instagram followers to show a huge following on their profiles to boost their fragile egos.
Having a certain amount of suspicious accounts on Instagram is cause for concern, especially for celebrities with large followings. Almost all accounts will have at least a small percentage of followers that are, or at least seem, inauthentic. A few suspicious accounts aren’t always an indicator that a celebrity bought that part of their following. There are many reasons why suspicious accounts could be following someone. For one, accounts might be flagged as suspicious because they’ve been inactive for a long time. Spotting fake followers has never been an exact science, but numbers can give estimates, and we used those estimates to give you a rough idea of who has the most suspicious accounts in their follower list.
One of the most popular talked about social media, Kim Kardashian, was accused of buying fake followers. And to everybody’s surprise, it was not the allegation’s first time. Back in 2015, when Instagram deposed millions of fake accounts, many celebrities lost a huge number of their fake following where. Kim Kardashian lost 1.3 million followers, but unfortunately, it was nothing when compared to Akon, who lost 56% of his following in the first hit.
Top 10 Celebrities who have fake followers-
- Ellen DeGeneres — 49% (American chat Show host)
- BTS — 47% (Korean Pop-Band)
- Taylor Swift — 46% (American Singer)
- Ariana Grande — 46% (American Singer and Actress)
- Kourtney Kardashian — 46% (American Media Personality)
- Miley Cyrus — 45% (American Singer-Songwriter)
- Deepika Padukone — 45% (Indian Film Actress)
- Katy Perry — 44% (American Singer-Songwriter)
- Khloe Kardashian — 43% (American Media Personality)
- Priyanka Chopra — 43% (Indian Actress)
And like this, many celebrities were accused of fake followers just to boost their accounts and display their valuable profiles. But then, a majority of them declined this accusation and insisted that the fake followers targeted their profiles without their knowledge.