Category Archives: Instagram

Instagram Targets Cannabis-Related Social Media Accounts

Photo-based social media giant Instagram regularly takes action against cannabis-related accounts for violating the terms of service (TOS). Often enough, the reason behind a ban is often unclear to the accounts that are affected—which leads to detrimental loss in engagement for up-and-coming cannabis businesses.  Instagram has an estimated 1 billion monthly active users since its […]

Instagram, Facebook to Ban Brands From Promoting Vaping, Gun Posts

Vape influencers, take note in the new year. On Wednesday it was announced that Facebook and Instagram will start removing posts that promote vaping, tobacco, or weapons “in the coming weeks,” according to an IG spokesperson.  The platforms a history of banning such content. Facebook has long held the policy that advertisements for vaping, tobacco, […]

The Best of Instagram

A version of this post originally appeared in the April, 2019 print issue of High Times. Subscribe here! Here are 19 excellent weed Instagram accounts we recommend you follow. You’ll find something for everyone on this list, from gorgeous marijuana photography and epic extract videos to hilarious pot memes and trippy art. Follow these accounts […]

Meet Your New Instagram Crush: 420 Old Fat Lesbians

Are these your cannabis internet heroines? Instagram has answered with a resounding yes when it comes to Lee and Sue, a.k.a. the 420 Old Fat Lesbians. The retired duo started their account on March 3 on a lark, a fun way to entertain themselves, having moved from Florida to Maine after 10 years of coupledom. […]

Here’s What To Do When Your 420 Instagram Account Gets Deactivated

Instagram has become one of the most powerful tools for brands to market themselves. Every year the platform continues to expand its user base, making it an even more valuable resource for business. But Instagram isn’t exactly 420-friendly. In fact, most social media platforms censor cannabis content. Anyone whose canna-biz is on Instagram is well […]