What it is and how it works Ghostly, the app for spying on private profiles on Instagram: that’s why it is destined to be removed and what are the risks you run to use it.
Ghostly, an app that allows you to spy on private profiles on Instagram, has been considered dangerous and against the guidelines that govern the App Store and Google Play.
Instagram has recently eliminated the possibility of spying on its followers through the “Follow” function and both on iOS and Android security measures have multiplied to prevent alternative apps from performing the same functions, going to violate the privacy of the users themselves.
Ghostly is one of these: but how does it work and why will it be removed in the next few days? The extreme measure was taken to ensure maximum user safety, in addition to the recent removal of Like Patrol (which contained disturbing tailor-made methods, even if the official author rejected the accusations).
Ghostly: the app for spying on Instagram is removed, privacy at risk?
Ghostly is one of the most popular applications for users who love to spy on Instagram and check other people’s profiles without being discovered. The app in question is very useful as it also allows you to see private profiles, ie those whose contents can only be viewed by returning the follow-up to the “padlocked” user.
A setting that apparently the app would allow you to get around easily by making visible even the profiles that would keep their privacy intact. All this is possible by simply entering your login credentials: in this way you can access a real alternative Instagram without limits.
However, these special permits are against the interests of some users, who are therefore spied upon without their knowledge despite the security setting. The app structures its options through a sophisticated invitation system, which allows you to access additional options simply by inviting other friends or acquaintances to download the application.
Invite other people to use Ghostly to access private profiles, obtaining personal data from both the user of the app and those who (once invited) accept the use of this application. Word of mouth is considered very dangerous and is destined to end.
Instagram, which has little made it impossible to even see a profile on the web without being subscribed to the social media, has invited the developers of Ghostly to remove this feature that goes openly against the terms and conditions of the popular platform. At this time, however, the app is still available on the Google Play Store, where it could soon be removed (even with more than half a million downloads made).