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Instagram Followers Scraper

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Scrape Instagram followers. Add one or more Instagram usernames and extract their followers information. Download structured data in JSON, CSV, XML, Excel, and HTML to use in applications, reports, and spreadsheets.

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Author's avatarZuzka Pelechová
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Instagram Followers Scraper

Free trial for 7 days

Then $30/month

Our free Instagram Followers Scraper allows you to scrape profile information from Instagram. Just add one or more Instagram usernames to get data on all users that follow them.

Why scrape Instagram Followers?

This data can give you valuable information about popular users anywhere in the world, help you predict trends, track brand awareness, learn how to improve your Instagram performance, or just keep an eye on competing influencers. This can also help you build you audience by targetting the users interested in your area of expertise.

If you want more ideas, check out our industries pages for ways web scraping is already being used in a wide range of companies.

How to scrape Instagram followers

Instagram Followers Scraper is designed to be fast and easy to use so there aren't too many parameters or settings.

  1. Create a free Apify account.
  2. Open Instagram Profile Scraper
  3. Click on Try for free.
  4. Add one or more Instagram usernames to get the followers from.
  5. Get cookies from an Instagram account (you have to be logged in to see followers) - dont use your own account as there is always a danger of this account being blocked.
  6. Click run and wait for the datasets to be extracted.
  7. Download your data in JSON, XML, CSV, Excel, or HTML.

Using cookies to log in

Instagram limits access to certain data (likes, post user data, followers, and other information) if a user is anonymous. You can provide cookies here to log in as a normal Instagram user (you can copy with a Chrome plugin like 'EditThisCookie'). Note that we recommend that you do not use your own Instagram account for this - use a new, temporary Instagram account. When cookies are used, the run is limited to concurrency 1 and one session, so that the account does not get banned too soon.

Want to scrape Instagram hashtags, posts, or comments?

Use our super fast and easy dedicated scrapers if you want to scrape specific Instagram data. Fewer settings to change and faster results. Just enter one or more Instagram usernames or URLs and click to scrape.

Do you need other data from Instagram?

You will most likely be able to get them using the Instagram Scraper. It is a very complex tool so it can do virtually anything (but it is also more difficult to set up).

Let us know if you need a custom Instagram scraping solution.

How much will it cost me?

Apify provides you with $5 free usage credits to use every month on the Apify Free plan and you can get more then 1000 followers from this Instagram Followers scraper for $5. So it will be completely free for 1000 results!

But if you need to get more data regularly you should grab an Apify subscription. We recommend our $49/month Personal plan - you can get more then to 10,000 followers every month with $49 in monthly usage credits from that plan! And if it is still not enough, $499/month Team plan will bring you over 100k followers.

Our Instagram scrapers are ethical and do not extract any private user data, such as email addresses, gender, or location. They only extract what the user has chosen to share publicly. We therefore believe that our scrapers, when used for ethical purposes by Apify users, are safe. However, you should be aware that your results could contain personal data. Personal data is protected by the 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. You can also read our blog post on the legality of web scraping.

Industries

See how Instagram Followers Scraper is used in industries around the world