3 ways to stalk on Instagram or view Instagram anonymously

Stalking on Instagram or lurking on Instagram is something that we all have been guilty of at some point. While you can open anyone’s Instagram profile and check out their posts without letting them know, you cannot do the same with Instagram stories and private accounts. In such situations, the only option is to view Instagram anonymously.

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To stalk on Instagram, you need to do more than just access their account. You need to make sure they don’t know it’s you when you check out their Instagram stories or post highlights. In this article, we will look at 3 ways to view Instagram anonymously and make your life simpler.

#1 Create a Finsta account:

Finsta account is actually a fake Instagram account that you can create to stalk without complications. Basically, desperate times call for desperate measures. And, it might seem pretty desperate to create another account, it’s the easiest way out.

You can create a Finsta account by picking up a username and adding some photos from royalty-free sites like Pixabay. Then you can follow the private account, if your account seems interesting, they might accept your follow request. If it’s a public account, you can easily view their stories without letting them know it’s you.

#2 Use a third-party website:

This is a simpler way if you occasionally want to spend your time stalking on Instagram. With third-party sites, you can just search for the Instagram handle you want to stalk anonymously, and they will display the content for you.

Stalk Instagram Stories:

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To check Instagram stories anonymously, visit sites like storyinsta.com. These sites not just allow you to view Instagram stories anonymously, you can also download the stories in a click. Such third-party sites are free to use so you can use them as many times as you want. Just make sure you’re not logged into your Instagram account while using these sites.

Stalk Private Instagram Account:

To stalk private accounts, there are other third-party sites like viewprivateprofiles.net. With such sites, just enter the private account handle you want to stalk, and you will be able to see their profile. These sites can be opened on your browser on any device and are completely safe to use.

#3 Use your friend’s account:

If you’re only interested in a one-time stalking event, you can also ask your friends or colleagues for their help. Ask them if you can view someone’s account using their profile, something they will most likely agree to if they trust you. So, if it’s just a one-time thing, this is the simplest way to get your job done.

Stalk but only if it’s not harmful:

Our final tip for everyone reading this is that make sure your stalking on Instagram is not harmful to you or anyone else. Only do it if it’s like a fun thing or something temporary, but don’t make it a habit. Respect the privacy everyone deserves and if you need to see someone anonymously on Instagram, understand that it’s not worth your or their time.

Originally published at https://blog.circleboom.com on August 20, 2020.

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