We all know those Twitter account with 10x more following than followers, and let's be honest.. we don't want to be there. You already know that you're a wonderful human being & therefore you shouldn't give more love than you receive. 🐦
Love shouldn't be one-sided
Once with a list of people you follow, Let our API do the work and remove all those accounts who don't follow you back. Their loss!
What will you need? ⚙️
"Spreadsheet URL": Link of an open spreadsheet containing a list of twitter profile urls you want to check for followback
"Session Cookie auth_token": Your Twitter auth_token session cookie.
Which steps to follow?
1. Create an account on Phantombuster.com 💻
If you haven't already, create a FREE account on Phantombuster. Our service will browse the web for you. It’s a website automator which runs in the cloud. Once done we'll follow up.
2. Use this API on your account.👌
Now that you're connected to Phantombuster, Click on the following button (it will open a new tab).
3. Click on Configure me!
You'll now see the 3 configuration dots blinking. Click on them.
4. Create a nice Spreadsheet
In the 1st argument field paste the URL of a spreadsheet filled with Twitter profile URLs, all on column A
The API will check each one of them if they're following you back. If they aren't the API will unfollow them.
5. Get your Twitter Session cookie
The Session Cookie you'll need to make this API work is called "auth_token",
Here's how you can get yours:
Using Chrome, go to your Twitter homepage and open the inspector
→ Right click anywhere on the page and select “Inspect”
→ CMD+OPT+i on macOS
→ F12 or CTRL+MAJ+i on Windows
Locate the “Application” tab
Select “Cookies” > “https://www.twitter.com” on the left menu.
Locate the “auth_token” cookie.
Copy what’s under “Value” (Double click on it then Ctrl+C) and paste it into your script Argument)