Redirect Rule works except in Instagram, any ideas?

Hi there,
I created the following rule format:

`links.domain.com/*`
Forwarding URL (Status Code: 301 - Permanent Redirect, Url: `https://app.domain.com/profile?show=$1`)

It works EVERYWHERE except in Instagram Profile Links and Stories.

The result is going to app.domain.com/
it drops off the /profile?show=$1

Example: https://show.livecasts.fm/45day works. But check the profile link in https://instagram.com/tblcast, and it doesn’t resolve.

Any ideas on troubleshooting or is it just an Instagram issue?

It’s actually working as far as the Cloudflare redirect rule is concerned.

When I use a logged-in account, it offers the two links:
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The second link is properly redirecting. So Instagram seems to offer another link (probably from your profile), but that’s not a Cloudflare-related behavior.

Thanks for the quick reply! Did you click the second link in the Instagram profile? Did it resolve for you, as it doesn’t for me?

It did resolve correctly, redirecting to /profile?show=45day. Clear your browser cache, and/or try incognito mode, perhaps you cached the wrong redirect while testing.

Instagram redirect

Got it, thanks!
It resolves in browsers, but not in the Instagram app, check this out:

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