Is there any way to get an Instagram username that was taken by a bot?
I had to wait 14 days to transfer a username between accounts— but the moment it became available again, it was snatched up by an account that, as of now a few months later, has never viewed its DMs, followed anyone or posted. Thus, I assume the account is a bot. Is there anything I can do, or steps that I can take to get the username back?
I know there’s no way to contact Instagram directly and they don’t have a policy on purging bot accounts— but I really needed my usernames across platforms to be consistent for my work, so I thought it couldn’t hurt to ask. Thanks for your time! Attached is a DM I sent to the account.