When you remove a follower, they aren’t notified that you’ve removed them. You can also block someone to get them to stop following you. People aren’t notified when you block them. Learn more about blocking people.
Is removing a follower the same as blocking?
The new function differs from the existing ‘block user’ feature, because it allows for a bit more subtly – you’re able to remove someone from your follower list, therefore meaning they won’t see your Stories or photos in their timeline, in a slightly less aggressive way than blocking them all together.
Can you remove a follower without blocking them?
Now testing on web: Remove a follower without blocking them. To remove a follower, go to your profile and click ‘Followers,’ then click the three-dot icon and select ‘Remove this follower.’ Users will not be notified when they are removed from other users’ followers lists.
What happens if you remove a follower?
If you have a private account and you remove a follower, then the person will not be able to see your old or new posts and stories. That’s because your profile is locked now. That person will have to send a follow request again.
How do you delete a follower on Instagram without them knowing?
Go to Followers, then tap the three dots at the side of a nuisance user’s handle, and if “Remove” drops down, then you can banish that ne’er-do-well to the trash-heap. If your account is set to public, then they will simply drop off your follower list (although they’ll be able to re-follow).
When you unfollow someone on Instagram do they know?
Unfollowing someone means you will no longer see their content in your feed. If they have a public account then you may still be able to see what they post by visiting their profile directly. If you choose to unfollow someone on Instagram they will not receive a notification saying that you have done this.
How do you remove someone from following you?
Here is how to remove followers from your Instagram:
- Go in your followers list. On your Instagram page, press on your number of followers. …
- Press on the 3 dots “…” Once you find the person you want to remove, press on the 3 dots that are on the right.
- Select “Remove” A pop up screen will appear.
Is it rude to unfollow someone on Instagram?
Is it rude to unfollow on Instagram? It’s not necessarily rude for someone to unfollow someone else because it is their Instagram account, they could do whatever they want. It can be hurtful or painful like I mentioned earlier though, especially if it is a friend that unfollowed you.
Can you block a follower on Instagram?
Open the Instagram app. Locate the account you want to block by using the Search feature or by scrolling through your list of followers. Press the three horizontal dots at the top-right corner of the screen. Press Block.
Can someone make you unfollow them?
While blocking someone will cause them to unfollow you, if your Instagram account is set to private, you can also remove followers without using the block feature.