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Find out what Instagram thinks you like...

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Published at 9:15am 6th June 2019.

Have you ever wondered how Instagram decides which adverts to show you? Here's how to find out...

Instagram has been the fastest growing social network, with millions of people obsessed with hashtags, filters and selfies.

But, as with everything that is "free" to use, there are adverts that support the platform.

How do those adverts target you? Well, instagram, like its parent company Facebook, use algorithms to determine what they think you will like.

And there's a way to find out what they think you like... it's almost certainly not what you think!

Here's a short video to find out how to find yours:

As you can tell, the list for Stray FM was quite bizarre!

So... what's the next logical step? Find out what breakfast presenter Nick Hancock's list consists of, obviously!

Nick Hancock - Stray FM - Instagram Interests

It looks like Nick will be driving off into the sunset... if he can just decide which super car to purchase!

Check out yours on your instagram and let us know what it says. We're @strayfm on insta if you want to give us a follow too!

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