Twitter Auto Follow

Automatically follow a list of Twitter profiles

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Have more real followers on Twitter by Auto Following targeted audiences.

Auto-following is still in 2019 the best way to get new followers on Twitter. People will notice your follow, visit your profile then it's up to you to have quality content to make them follow you back.

Your perfect audience is somewhere on Twitter. They are all following the same key influencers, seeing the same hashtags and liking the same Tweets. Find those people, follow them and turn them into your followers.

This API will do the repetitive work or Following & Unfollowing a list of contacts you're interested in so you can focus on quality content creation and building significant connections.

Tutorial 🚀

1. Create your account.

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2. Add this Twitter automation to your account.

3. Click on Configure me!

You'll now see the 3 configuration dots blinking. Click on them.

4. Specify your Input (the profiles you want to auto-follow)

Create a spreadsheet on Google Spreadsheet.

Fill it with Twitter profile URLs. One profile URL per row, all in column A.

Make this spreadsheet public so Phantombuster can access it.

Paste the spreadsheet's URL to Phantombuster.

5. Easy & safe authentication

This automation will connect to the website on your behalf. The safest and most efficient way for Phantombuster to authenticate as yourself is by using your session cookies.

To make that process as easy as possible you can use Phantombuster's browser extension. It's a 2-click installation.

If you're operating from another browser and/or want to do it manually, here is how to do it.

6. Pick an action

Follow: Will auto follow a list of Twitter accounts.
Unfollow: Will auto unfollow a list of Twitter accounts.
Unfollow back (Unfollow only if the profile hasn't followed back): Will auto unfollow the accounts that do not follow your Twitter account.

Start your automation!

You're all set. Just click "launch" to get your automation started!

Set this Twitter automation on repeat

Once your automation's configuration is ready, you can schedule repetitive launches. This will allow you to avoid rate limits, scrape more data and get your automated workflows to spread over days, weeks, even months.

To do so, go to your dashboard and look for your automation's “Settings” button.

Then, select a frequency:

And Save those new settings at the bottom of the page.


👮 Twitter limits: 1000 follows + unfollows per day.
⏲️ Execution speed: 25 profiles per minute.
⚙️ Automation recommendations:

  • Conservative: 10 accounts per launch * 5 launches per day.
  • Ludicrous: 10 accounts per launch * 8 launches per day.

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This API will output CSV and/or JSON containing the following fields:

  • url (URL twitter of the person added)
  • handle (The twitter nickname of the person added)

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