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Ashy Bines mysteriously gains 700,000 Instagram followers overnight

Fitness influencer Ashy Bines woke up on Thursday to find she had 700,000 new Instagram followers.

After fans noticed the huge leap in followers, the 32-year-old shared a screenshot of her profile on Instagram Stories and claimed she had ‘no idea’ how it happened. 

‘This happened overnight and I have no idea how, I would never purchase followers as there is ZERO point to do that,’ she wrote.

There is no suggestion that Ashy purchased the followers. 

Spike in numbers: Fitness influencer Ashy Bines woke up on Thursday to find she had 700,000 new Instagram followers. After fans noticed the huge leap in followers, the 32-year-old shared a screenshot of her profile on Instagram Stories and claimed she had 'no idea' how it happened

Spike in numbers: Fitness influencer Ashy Bines woke up on Thursday to find she had 700,000 new Instagram followers. After fans noticed the huge leap in followers, the 32-year-old shared a screenshot of her profile on Instagram Stories and claimed she had 'no idea' how it happened

Spike in numbers: Fitness influencer Ashy Bines woke up on Thursday to find she had 700,000 new Instagram followers. After fans noticed the huge leap in followers, the 32-year-old shared a screenshot of her profile on Instagram Stories and claimed she had ‘no idea’ how it happened

She added: ‘I honestly wish there was an app I could [use to] remove anyone who didn’t engage or watch. I’d much prefer to have 5,000 engaged people than a bunch of people who aren’t interested or connected.’

Ashy then asked if any of her followers had experienced anything similar.

According to DigitalMarketing.org, high-profile Instagram users will often purchase followers from fake accounts to make themselves seem more popular. 

Not bought: 'This happened overnight and I have no idea how, I would never purchase followers as there is ZERO point to do that,' she wrote

Not bought: 'This happened overnight and I have no idea how, I would never purchase followers as there is ZERO point to do that,' she wrote

Not bought: ‘This happened overnight and I have no idea how, I would never purchase followers as there is ZERO point to do that,’ she wrote

Explanation: Ashy insisted she didn't buy the followers and explained her sudden growth was probably just a 'glitch'

Explanation: Ashy insisted she didn't buy the followers and explained her sudden growth was probably just a 'glitch'

Explanation: Ashy insisted she didn’t buy the followers and explained her sudden growth was probably just a ‘glitch’ 

However, Ashy insisted she didn’t buy the followers and explained her sudden growth was probably just a ‘glitch’.

By Friday morning, she was back to one million followers – which was the number she had before 700,000 users spontaneously followed her. 

‘It’s BACK to normal now! No word back from Instagram but whatever glitch happened fixed itself!’ she told fans on Instagram Stories.

'It's BACK to normal now!' By Friday morning, she was back to one million followers - which was the number she had before 700,000 users spontaneously followed her

'It's BACK to normal now!' By Friday morning, she was back to one million followers - which was the number she had before 700,000 users spontaneously followed her

‘It’s BACK to normal now!’ By Friday morning, she was back to one million followers – which was the number she had before 700,000 users spontaneously followed her

Cleaning house: Ashy said she was now taking steps to 'clean out inactive accounts' from her list of followers

Cleaning house: Ashy said she was now taking steps to 'clean out inactive accounts' from her list of followers

Cleaning house: Ashy said she was now taking steps to ‘clean out inactive accounts’ from her list of followers

Ashy said she was now taking steps to ‘clean out inactive accounts’ from her list of followers.

‘This situation got me thinking about how I’d love a clean out to only have accounts that genuinely interact and connect/engage with my content,’ she wrote.

‘The actual number doesn’t bother me, EGO loves one million, but my soul loves real connection.’   

Glitch: Ashy also asked if any of her other followers had experienced anything similar

Glitch: Ashy also asked if any of her other followers had experienced anything similar

Glitch: Ashy also asked if any of her other followers had experienced anything similar 

Source: Daily Mail Australia | World News

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