Suppose you are a prominent personality on Instagram, and you have tens of thousands of followers. Then, you might want to know who else has visited your profile. This thought is not a mysterious one. Indeed, at some point, all the people out there feel the need of knowing about the people who frequently visit their profile.
If you are among the people who are inquisitive about knowing the details of the visitors, then there is sad news! Instagram does not have any in-app functionality which could give the personal credentials of someone who has visited your profile. Therefore, it is not possible to track your visitors through the built-in features.
However, some tools can be utilized to have an in-depth analysis of the activities of users. This article contains all the details of the tools that are used for insights.
Instagram Business Account:
In case you are using a business account, you can examine the number of people who have visited your profile in the last seven days. You can also check how many of them have actually seen your posts. Nonetheless, you will still not be able to know the names and the ids of the visitors.
An Instagram business account offers you three tabs of examining the actions. These tabs are:
In the activity tab, you can evaluate the following things
- Website Clicks
- Profile Visits
You can also check the overall reach and percentage of impression through this tab.
This tab tells you the impressions and reactions to each individual post. You can also examine likes, post order, and other essential things by visiting this tab.
Through this tab, you can have a meticulous analysis of the activities of your audience. You can check what their age is, whether they are male or female, and from which location they have interacted with your posts.
Why does Instagram hide the information?
Like other social media apps, this one is also sensitive when it comes to privacy. It is incredibly tight-lipped and strict in privacy rules. It is so tough that it is not willing to share your data, even with you.
Tracking Users with third-party Apps:
As you already know the fact that Instagram does not provide any option of tracing the visitors, so how can we do it practically? Fortunately, many third-party apps can be used to track and trace the information of your visitors.
You will be able to get a precise analysis of the activities of the visitors, how often they remain active on your profile, what their interests are, and with whom they interact the most.
By utilizing the third-party apps such as HashtagsForLikes, you will have the opportunity to avail the hashtags for your content as per the needs of the visitors. Once you get the relevant tags, you will also be able to track your performance against your competitors. HashtagsForLikes is also conducive in analyzing the innovative trends of popular hashtags.
Primary apps that are used to track the activities of the visitors are:
- Icon Square
- Social Bakers
- Sprout Social
- Follower Analyzer
How do these Apps Function?
Apps have been cited above are slightly different from each other when it comes to functionality. Some apps are useful in tracking the people who have seen your Instagram videos, while others would give you a comprehensive analysis of Instagram Stories.
When you install one of the apps on your device, then it will ask you to connect your Instagram account. Once you link your account with the app, all the functionalities become active, and you start getting the ins and outs on the following things:
- People who have liked the most posts of you
- People who have commented the most
- Giving an exact number of all the people who have visited your profile
- Most liked Images and videos
- Most discussed content
- Recent trends of likes and comments
- Most popular hashtags of your Instagram Profile
- Visits on Instagram Stories
Drawbacks of Using the Apps
Even though the third party apps provide a convenient way of getting absolute insights into the activities of your visitors, however, they are not suitable for all the Instagrammers. Most of them are not free, and you need to spend some money to get all of their services. Some of the apps are also not compatible with the immensely popular Instagram accounts.
They do not function and crash immediately whenever there is substantial traffic. But still, some well-known apps such as Sprout Social and KeyHole can handle all the cumbersome tasks conveniently.
Over to you
If you have thousands of followers on Instagram, and you want to augment them further, spending some money on the apps would not be a bad deal. You will have surprising insights into the tendencies of followers, and by knowing them; you will be in a more favorable position to rectify your strategies.