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The comment section of Instagram posts has been taken, in recent days, by menes to the user yogi.mp4. The profile is a bot (name of automated tools on the Internet) that gives, in a short period of time, thousands of likes to the comments in which it is marked. Other accounts under usernames haqnii and yogqq also exhibit the same behavior when mentioned in posts.

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There are comments on Instagram with over 900 likes due to this tactic. According to Google Trends, the search for the term on Google began in Brazil from last Wednesday (6). On Twitter, users questioned how the robot works, and why the artificial likes. Remember that the use of automated interactions goes against Instagram's guidelines, risk of suspension or deletion of the account that violates the rules.

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Bot d thousands of likes on Instagram posts and popularize on social network Photo: Nicolly Vimercarte / dnetc

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The yogi.mp4 profile is a bot that, when tagged in Instagram post comments, rene thousands of likes. With every mention of the profile, he activates the likes of other bots and the post gets over 500 likes. Users reported that two other accounts also work the same way in posts: haqnii and yogqq.

User comments on Twitter about bots action @ yogi.mp4 and @haqnii Photo: Reproduction / Carolina RibeiroUser comments on Twitter about bots action @ yogi.mp4 and @haqnii Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

User comments on Twitter about bots action @ yogi.mp4 and @haqnii Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

In a Reddit forum post, user edenk72 revealed that several people tagged yogi.mp4 in Instagram posts and, in response, received over 500 likes in each of the comments the user mentioned. Action may have been joked by Instagram profiles who want to easily enjoy likes, but they can be disabled or deleted for disregarding platform guidelines.

Users draw Twitter doubts about @ yogi.mp4's tags in Instagram comments Photo: Reproduction / Carolina RibeiroUsers draw Twitter doubts about @ yogi.mp4's tags in Instagram comments Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

Users draw Twitter doubts about @ yogi.mp4's tags in Instagram comments Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

Instagram tries to use bots to get "non-authentic" followers, comments, or likes. According to the terms of use, the social network probes the user to collect or access information in an automated manner.

In November, the platform used the machine learning tool to remove likes, followers, and comments from fake third-party apps. The feature allows you to recognize malicious actions on the social network and exclude activities considered prohibited by Instagram.

Print shows that comments mentioning @ yogi.mp4 have over a thousand likes Photo: Reproduction / Carolina RibeiroPrint shows that comments mentioning @ yogi.mp4 have over a thousand likes Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

Print shows that comments mentioning @ yogi.mp4 have over a thousand likes Photo: Reproduction / Carolina Ribeiro

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