I've seen all sorts of threads about people either bashing or defending hashtags.
Some say that using 30 hashtags will inevitably lead to getting shadow banned.
Some say that traffic from hashtags is negligible and that the only people that check if their post appears on the top 9 grid are marketers themselves. I think this is a little hard to believe because how do regular people search for content within Instagram if it's not with hashtags?
Some recommend to use all 30 hashtags because…