If your account is public: Anyone can like or comment on your photos and videos. If you want to prevent specific people from liking or commenting on your posts, you can block them. If your account is private: Only the people you’ve approved as followers will be able to like or comment on your photos and videos.
Is it bad to have your Instagram public?
In general, it is good to have public account if you are running business, your images are not personal, and you want to receive the Instagram analytics. If you want to have private account, then you should know that you cannot switch the account to a business or creator one.
Do you get more followers if your Instagram is public?
According to an interview with Sonny from @sonny5ideup, “When you run a private account, you don’t get in the Explore Page anymore, but I’ve noticed it doesn’t matter.” Whereas his public accounts get around 200 new followers each day, his private accounts can get as many as 10,000 new followers in a day.
Is private or public Instagram better?
Having a private account gives you more control than being public does and it limits who has access to your content. This is the biggest plus – you can decide who’s watching! This control makes it trickier for content thieves to repost or use your pictures and videos. Many accounts simply repost other people’s content.
Should I keep my Instagram account private?
Pro: You have control over who sees your content. This is by far the biggest benefit to setting your account to private. When your account is private, everything you post will be hidden from everyone who doesn’t follow you. If someone wants to follow you, they can, but they will not see anything until you approve them.
Can you be blocked from a public Instagram account?
If your Instagram account is public, there’s no real way to stop people from looking at your feed.
If your account is set to private and you add a hashtag to your post, the post won’t appear publicly on the corresponding hashtag page. Only your approved followers will be able to see your posts on hashtag pages or in Instagram Direct messages.
What is a public Instagram account?
Public: Your profile and posts can be seen by anyone, on or off Instagram, even if they don’t have an Instagram account. Private: Only the followers you approve can see what you share, including your photos or videos on hashtag and location pages, and your followers and following lists.
Can I see who viewed my Instagram?
On the bottom left, you’ll see the number of people who have viewed each photo or video in your story. To see all usernames of the people who have viewed your story, tap on the profile pictures on the bottom left. Note that the number of story views includes all the replays of your story.