Why Tunde Ednut’s Instagram Was Suspended

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  • Tunde Ednut's Instagram account suspended over violating content

A statement on Instagram account disable policy has shed the light on why popular instagram blogger, Tunde Ednut was suspended.

It will be recalled that Tunde Ednut, the controversial celebrity blogger had his Instagram account suspended for the second time on Wednesday, which got Nigerians talking.

This suspension is coming three days after he attained one million followers on his new account.

It had been reported on December 22, 2020, his account (@tundeednut), which had nearly 2.6 million followers, was suspended ‘indefinitely’ over claims that it violated the app’s terms and condition.

Tunde returned to the photo and video sharing app on January 10 with a new account @kingtundeednut and in less than 3 days, he had over 1 million followers due to the overwhelming support of celebrities such as Davido, Funke Akindele, and so on.

Before his account got suspended, as at the early hours of Wednesday, when he gathered a million followers, he did a N1million ‘giveaway’.

Tunde Ednut
Tunde Ednut

The reason for his second suspension has now been given.

It was learnt that Ednut’s second suspension came on the back of claims he had put out a series of posts, which allegedly bordered on degrading and body-shaming women, cyberbullying fellow celebrities and engaging in spamming activities that went against Instagram’s policies.

Instagram account disable policy reads, “We disable accounts that have a certain percentage of violating content.

“We are now rolling out a new policy where, in addition to removing accounts with a certain percentage of violating content, we will also remove accounts with a certain number of violations within a window of time.

This particular policies are also enforced by Facebook; a change which will allow enforcement of the policies more consistently and hold people accountable for what they post on Instagram.

Meanwhile, popular Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye aka Rudeboy has jokingly stated that Tunde Ednut’s page was suspended because of his village people.

The popular blogger has since been more active on microblogging platform, Twitter after his recent deactivation of page on Instagram.

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