Twitter Hashtag Scraper
- Users 276
- Runs 1.3k
- Created by Eliška Antonová
Scrape Twitter using one or more hashtags and extract public information like Twitter usernames, profile pictures, followers count, tweets and more.
What does Twitter Hashtag Scraper do?
Twitter Hashtag Scraper will enable you to get more data from Twitter.com than the official Twitter.com API.
Twitter Hashtag Scraper scrapes tweets with your desired hashtag(s). Namely it scrapes:
- User information, such as name, id, location, follower count, profile URL/image/banner
- List of tweets with their texts
- Statistics for each tweet: favorites, replies, and retweets counts
Why scrape Twitter.com?
Twitter.com has 217 million active daily users and is a great source of data for marketing and research based on social media..
Here are just some of the ways you could use that data:
- Track discussions about your brand, products, country, or city.
- Monitor your competitors and see how popular they really are, and how you can get a competitive edge.
- Keep an eye on new trends, attitudes, and fashions as they emerge.
- Use the data to train AI models or for academic research.
- Track sentiment to make sure your investments are protected.
- Fight fake news by understanding the pattern of how misinformation spreads.
- Explore discussions about travel destinations, services, amenities, and take advantage of local knowledge.
- Analyze consumer habits and develop new products or target underdeveloped niches.
If you would like more inspiration on how scraping Twitter.com could help your business or organization, check out our industry pages.
How to scrape Twitter.com
It's easy to scrape Twitter.com with Twitter URL scraper. Just follow these few steps and you'll get your data in a few minutes.
- Click on Try for free.
- Fill in the hashtag(s) you want to scrape
- Click on Start.
- When Twitter Hashtag Scraper has finished, preview or download your data from the Dataset tab.
How much will it cost to scrape Twitter.com?
Apify gives you with $5 free usage credits every month on the Apify Free plan. You can get 20,000 results per month from Twitter URL scraper for that, so those 20k results will be completely free!
But if you need to get more data regularly from Twitter.com, you should grab an Apify subscription. We recommend our $49/month Personal plan - you can get up to 200,000 every month with the $49 monthly plan!
Or get 2 million results for $499 with the Team plan - wow!
Integrations and Twitter Hashtag Scraper
Last but not least, Twitter Hashtag Scraper can be connected with almost any cloud service or web app thanks to integrations on the Apify platform. You can integrate with Make, Zapier, Slack, Airbyte, GitHub, Google Sheets, Google Drive, and more. Or you can use webhooks to carry out an action whenever an event occurs, e.g. get a notification whenever Twitter Hashtag Scraper successfully finishes a run.
Using Twitter Hashtag Scraper with the Apify API
The Apify API gives you programmatic access to the Apify platform. The API is organized around RESTful HTTP endpoints that enable you to manage, schedule, and run Apify actors. The API also lets you access any datasets, monitor actor performance, fetch results, create and update versions, and more.
To access the API using Node.js, use the apify-client NPM package. To access the API using Python, use the apify-client PyPI package.
Check out the Apify API reference docs for full details or click on the API tab for code examples.
Need a more advanced Twitter scraper?
If you need more detailed data from Twitter or need to use different input, try our Twitter Scraper. It's a little more complicated to set up but you can customize it as you want. There are also other Twitter scrapers for other usecases in Apify Store.
You can read our step-by-step tutorial on how to scrape Twitter if you need some guidance on how to run the scraper.
Custom Twitter scraping solution
If you want to scrape Twitter, but don't want to run the scraper yourself, you can request a custom solution.
Is it legal to scrape Twitter.com?
Note that personal data is protected by GDPR in the European Union and by other regulations around the world. You should not scrape personal data unless you have a legitimate reason to do so. If you're unsure whether your reason is legitimate, consult your lawyers. We also recommend that you read our blog post: is web scraping legal?
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