How is it possible for friends to follow me on my anonymous instagram?

I made an instagram account using a fake name. Today I saw a new follower who was an old friend, more of an acquaintance of me when I was in college. I posted only one picture related to that college town. She doesn't know me that well. I can't imagine she still knows my name. She used to be a Facebook friend. Is it possible that Instagram suggested my profile to her? I know privacy I myth on insta and stuff, and my profile is public, but come, why does it go and suggest me like that... I just wanna have an instagram account that is public but where no one knows it's me... ugh. (Btw I don't post pics of me, but I do have a profile pic)

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  • 4 weeks ago

    It is possible that Instagram recommended it if they were made with the same email or your real account follows your fake account.

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  • Daniel
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    4 weeks ago

    Some how they Figured it out

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It could have suggested your name to her because of the email youre using being registered for other accounts. 

    • I don't use that email adress for anything else. I hate the internet

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