Posted: 21 December, 2014 by Rhiannon

Instagram Purge Cuts Celebs Deep!

How many fake followers did your favourite star lose?

Tags: Instagram, Insta Purge, Instagram Followers, Buying Instagram Followers, Instafake


Kim K, Katy and Rihanna on Instagram (Supplied)

It's one of the worst kept Hollywood secrets that sometimes, social media followers and 'likes' are fake. Sometimes they're bought to make a celeb look more popular, and other times they are bot accounts designed to sell dodgy stuff.

Instagram does a massive purge a few times a year to keep the fraudsters at bay, but this isn't all good news for celebs, with some losing a huge chunk of followers in the purge. So, who are the winners and losers?


Katy Perry comes out a real winner, she lost less than 3 percent of her followers (a little over 290,000) - proving the true power of her Katycats, while Justin Bieber lost the biggest percentage of 'fans' with nearly 2.4 MILLION getting the flush. Ouch!

Rapper Akon lost over 50 PERCENT of his followers, but we're not sure what to make of that figure....

Check out the full list here!

Tags: Instagram, Insta Purge, Instagram Followers, Buying Instagram Followers, Instafake

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