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Target Instagram media tagged with a geolocation

Targeting media by locations means that your Instagress Activity will interact with other Instagram accounts based on the geolocations you add.

Instagress works best when you select high quality locations that fit your niche. Learn more about researching Instagram locations here.

!Note

Locations refers to the geolocations users have tagged their photos with. There is no guarantee these users reside in a specific area, as manytourists geotag their photos while traveling.

Select targeting source

In order to Like, Comment, or Follow based on Locations, select Targeting source: Locations under Targeting.

Then, scroll down to the Locations section of your Activity page and click the Add button.

Locations search

It’s easy to search and add multiple Locations in the Add Locations popup. First, be sure to enable location access in the popup in your browser.

Next, search for a location, or zoom in and out of the map to find Locations. Then, check the boxes next to geolocations you want to add.

!Tip

You can search multiple times without needing to close the popup. Simply click the box next to the location you want, and continue searching and adding locations.

!Important information

Add at least one location to get media from if you are using Locations as your Targeting source.

Please note that sharing your geolocation must be enabled in your browser to use this feature.

You can add up to 100 locations.

When you’re finished, don’t forget to click the green Add button to add all of your locations to your Targeting. And of course, click the Start/Stop button on your Activity page to restart your activity after changing your settings.

Delete all Locations at once

If you’re ready to test a new group of geolocations, and want to easily delete all your Locations in one go, simply click the drop down arrow next to the Add button under Locations. Here you can select Delete all locations.

Examples

If you’re a local coffee shop in Phoenix, AZ, you may want to add your own location to target your own customers. You could also add similar coffee shops in Phoenix, AZ to target people who have visited your competitors’ stores.

If you’re looking to target people in a specific city, you could add popular locations in that city such as restaurants, bars, music venues, attractions, and more to attempt to target locals.

Still have questions? Then check out our blog post about Locations. Also, take a look at New Locations Search. You are welcome to share any thoughts about this feature in the comments.

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