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Social Handle Scraper

Social Handle Scraper

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Scrape usernames for social networks like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn and many others

Social Media Username Scraper

โ“ What does it do?

Lets you scrape social media usernames and handles from most popular social networks.

โ“ What social network usernames can be scraped?

You can scrape usernames from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter / X, and many other networks including:

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter / X
  • YouTube
  • TikTok
  • LinkedIn
  • Reddit
  • Meetup
  • Pinterest
  • Behance
  • Dribbble
  • Snapchat
  • WhatsApp
  • Telegram
  • Discord
  • Twitch
  • Vimeo
  • Imdb
  • Letterboxd
  • Tumblr
  • 500px
  • Flickr
  • Giphy
  • Medium
  • Goodreads
  • GitHub
  • Spotify
  • SoundCloud
  • VoltFM
  • MixCloud
  • Trip Advisor
  • Yelp
  • Mapstr
  • Foursquare
  • Product Hunt
  • Angelco
  • Tree Nation

This social handle scraper is designed to work well with the Advanced Google Maps Scraper as it can get websites from the output of that scraper, but it will also work with any other Actor that outputs a website or URL column in its dataset.

Output format

  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Name
    • Taken from the title of the page
  • ๐Ÿชช ID
    • This will be the ID passed in, or a hash of the URL if no ID was supplied
  • ๐Ÿ“‡ Social Handles
    • The username or handle for each social network
    • NOTE:
      • the output tab will only show the most popular networks
      • the full list is in the JSON / CSV or API output

๐Ÿญ Example Output

Here's an example of social network usernames for A24 Films, from their website:

2  {
3    "title": "A24",
4    "instagram": "a24",
5    "facebook": "a24",
6    "twitter": "a24",
7    "youtube": "a24films"
8  }

๐Ÿ“ Input format

You can supply a URL or a place ID to scrape the details for that place.

NOTE: if you supply both a URL and a place ID for a single place, it may be scraped twice and both results will appear in the dataset. You should try to supply either a URL or a place ID for each place, but not both for the same place.

  • ๐ŸŽฏ Targets

    • Simple list of URLs to scrape for social handles
    • If using JSON, an id field can be included:
    1"targets": [
    2  {
    3    "id": "YourCustomID",
    4    "url": ""
    5  }
  • ๐Ÿ’พ Dataset ID

    • Will scrape the address in URL or website field for each item in dataset
    • Will use id or placeId from the dataset as the id for the output, if present

๐ŸŽ๏ธ Speed

Speed is dependent on the memory available to your Actor and the settings you're using.

To help you calculate, each page you scrape from will produce a summary like the example below (which was run on an Actor with 4,096MB memory):

2Handles captured for (ID: h3HJhU5) in 0.21 seconds:
4โœ… instagram
5โœ… facebook
6โœ… twitter
7โœ… youtube
8โœ… tumblr
9โœ… giphy

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ FAQs

Q: Can the data be exported in different formats?
A: Yes, the scraped social usernames can be downloaded in formats such as JSON or CSV for analysis.

Q: Is it legal to scrape social media handles?
A: You should consult the Terms of Service for the sites in your targets list to determine if your use case is permitted.

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  • Created in Jan 2024
  • Modified 5 months ago